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My Secret Project

I’ve decided that it’s time that I let you in on a little secret. As you know, I am a lover of music. (That’s not the secret.) Over the past 2 years or so,...

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The Best Drummers Ever

There are already hundreds of lists of the greatest drummers ever, and my list isn’t really that different. I myself am a drummer, and I am completely in awe of some of the great...

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15 Rejected Harry Potter Titles

My originally planned post just didn’t pan out for me, so I decided to go in a different direction. The Harry Potter books have become literary classics and are beloved by children and adults...

Returning Again

It has been about 2 and a half years since I posted on my blog. I stopped because I was mired in depression, self-pity, and general anhedonia. I still deal with those things, but...

An Experiment

Hi. Could you all do me a quick favor? If you read this blog, could you leave a quick comment on this post? I’m trying to decide if this blog is worth continuing. I...

Live Concert Wish List, Part 1

The U2 360 Tour came to town this past week, and it was a pretty big deal. I, however, did not attend the concert. Yup, I know what you’re saying. You’re saying, “What!? You?!...

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A Rude and Rumbly Awakening

Last night, like many other people around here, I was awakened by a monstrous thunderstorm. I have a love/hate relationship with thunderstorms. I think they’re an interesting phenomenon, and exciting to watch. I just...

Laying the Cards Out On the Table

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This is important to me because I have a mental illness. I’ve been diagnosed with major depression. Thought I’ve been suffering from this illness for many many years,...

Tickle Me Uncle

I’m not sure if everybody has one of “those” kinds of uncles, but I did. When I was but a wee lad, it never failed. Every time my family went over to my Grandma’s...

The Re-return… Again

Why Blog? I’ve been blogging on and off (mostly off) for at least 8 years now. I’ve often thought to myself, “Why do I do it?” I’m not exactly sure what the reason is....

New Years Resolutions

Everybody makes them. Very few keep them. In the last couple of years or so, I’ve been pretty good at keeping my resolutions. Those resolutions included Getting Organized, and Getting My S#@* together. OK,...

Bryce’s Top 36 Songs of 2009

1. Royksopp – Happy Up Here This song is short but sweet. It also has the best video I’ve seen in a long time. 2. Fake Blood – Fix Your Accent I found this...

A Gleeful Fall TV Schedule

The sun is noticeably lower in the sky these days. It’s a sure sign that Fall is on it’s way. It’s also a sign that Fall television premiers are just around the corner! Here’s...

On Success

To appreciate beauty; to give of one’s self, to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to have played and laughed with...