Monthly Archives: August 2009

Not A Cruiser

About ten years ago, my father took all of us on a cruise to Cozumel.  It was part of a group of individuals he’d known from a restaurant/lounge that he frequented, and to him it sounded like fun.  And for … Continue reading

Posted in Travel

A Beginner’s Guide to Pat Metheny

Yesterday, a friend of mine mentioned being interested in Pat Metheny’s music.  It occured to me that for someone who’s just starting out, tackling any large catalog of music can be overwhelming.  Where do you start?  I’ve sometimes started with … Continue reading

Posted in Music

Rudy’s Adventure on Facebook

I had avoided Facebook for awhile, mainly because it had the perception of being a clone of the dysfunctional MySpace phenomenon.   But, I had one friend persistently asking me to join, which I did.  I’m glad I signed up, … Continue reading

Posted in Computing, Say What?

RCA Victrola 45: Part 1

A few years ago, I grabbed an RCA Victrola 45 record player, model 45-EY-3.  This is a self-contained record changer that plays only 7″ 45RPM records.  It was built around the early 50s, so it is at least 55 years … Continue reading

Posted in Electronics