Category Archives: words

language or etymology

Year of the Cat

I was born Year of The Cat and graduated Gunn in 1982, which means I am not 57, as Yoshi Kato states in his story. I thought the story was fine, other than I think there should be separate stories … Continue reading

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Dao Strom sight’em in SF

Dao Strom the author, educator, mom and singer-songwriter was the focal point of an event last week at SF Asian Museum. She is celebrating the reissue of her book “Gentle Order…”. Go, Dao. b/w Cambodian Rock Band, play, in SF, … Continue reading

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Ich weiss nicht

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Wallace Stegner 111th birthday vs Freedy Johnston getting back masters to ‘Well I sold the dirt for a song’

This is a little esoteric but I was Mr. Stegners  neighbor for many years slightly before starting my concert business and I did go around in 2009 and 2010 gifting copies of his stories to singer songwriters Including a whole … Continue reading

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With ‘A’, ‘I’ Nazi’s two points from final victory

inching towards ‘N’ and ‘Z’ in Orwellian Vanna White Supremecy surge Face scan app inches toward the end of privacy; using 3 million photos to identify anyone by K Hill  P1   The New York Times Sunday, January 19, 2020

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Tanaka-Johnson, 2016 VS Voight-Kampff, 1982

I re-watched parts of the interview Greg Tanaka, then a Palo Alto planning commissioner, did as a candidate for City Council with Bill Johnson of the Palo Alto Weekly, in 2016. What I remembered was that Greg kept avoiding Bill’s … Continue reading

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‘Respect my hair, white people’ Jon Pareles of the Times touts Xenia Franca of Bahia at GlobalFest

BLUF: I’ve produced a handful of world music concerts in Palo Alto — Femi Kuti, Ozomatli, Kemuri, Danilo Perez — and would like to do more. Also: I think there should be more street music and buskers, beyond the Claude … Continue reading

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