Category Archives: Music

Quick Trip to Columbus

We were planning on eating dinner downtown along the river at a restaurant that overlooks the fountain. But when we took a second look at the menu, we decided to go elsewhere. We ended up at Spaghetti Warehouse where there … Continue reading

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Sarah

Sarah Chase performed a short piece on the piano. And then there was Tuna and things got strange.  

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The Chicago Experience

Our good friends Wayne and Holly are gifted at finding interesting things to do in unexpected places. That’s how Sally and I found ourselves on a Saturday night sitting in a tent in the parking lot of a Catholic church … Continue reading

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The Thrill of OPK

If you’ve ever had children in music, theater, dance or similar activities, you’ve experienced the dreaded OPK. It stands for “Other People’s Kids.” With every commitment there comes an endless series of programs and recitals. Add to that Sunday school … Continue reading

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

This was not high on my list of attractions to visit, but we were in Cleveland on the Fourth of July and this was open — and pretty much nothing else was. We got there early enough to get a … Continue reading

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Over the Rhine

The Over the Rhine Barnraising concert began a little after 7:00 and lasted for a good two hours. Linford Detweiler and Karin Bergquist performed with four musicians from The Band of Sweethearts. The additional instruments added a lot and I … Continue reading

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American English

Holly Anderson at the American English concert in Recreation Park in Arlington Heights, Illinois

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American English

We spent a muggy but enjoyable Sunday evening at Recreation Park in Arlington Heights, listening to a Beatles tribute band with Wayne, Holly, Bill and Judy. During the last set, I squirmed my way up front with the groupies and … Continue reading

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Chicago on the Fourth — Part One

We caught the train to Chicago on the Fourth and spent the day in the city with Wayne and Holly. The Metra web site and the recorded message on the phone said the trains were running on the Saturday schedule, … Continue reading

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Chicago

Chicago IX, Chicago’s Greatest Hits was, more than any other album, the soundtrack of my college years. I cannot begin to guess how often I’ve heard the songs on that record. 25 or 6 to 4 Does Anybody Really Know … Continue reading

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