On Galas and Honeycrisps

I have a bandsaw.  It’s a good one, not a plastic, big-box, disposable one, but a bring-by-pup-truck one that takes two people to construct and some training to use well.  It has many moving parts, each with its own set of parameters and eccentricities.  Once it...

Baltimore

As I write this, the city of Baltimore is in a state of uneasy and fragile peace. I’m not going to go too far in to the issues of racial tension, politics and economics that have led to this situation. Instead, I am going to make a few comments about things that...

Review: Yes – “Heaven and Earth”

Yes has been a band that I have loved since the early 1980’s and before.  Many of their songs, particularly from “The Yes Album”, “Fragile” and “Close to the Edge” served as anthems as I went through school and college.  Steve...