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I’ve used the word ‘memoir’ 65 times here, one-third of which have been since registering for Lynn Stegner’s class

I will have to look into this. I remember it well. You wore blue, the Germans wore black. He said, “but my wife is not in a wheel chair”. Distribution of word “memoir” in Plastic Alto, by year: 2019: 15, … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Mr. Plastic Alto: Ornette Coleman, 1930-2015

(When City of Palo Alto and Stanford University in 2006 combined to create the two-field soccer complex, the Mayfield Site, at corner of Page Mill Road and El Camino, I remember tripping on –figuratively — the little rubber pebbles that … Continue reading

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Jazz panel to air on local cable in March

edit to add, the following Friday: I will try to remember to turn on tv tomorrow Saturday at 1 p.m. to watch the edited version of January’s jazz panel. Meanwhile I am wrapping up my Week which WordPress says can … Continue reading

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E.B. White’s pig’s long tail tale (meta Plastic Alto)

http://www.amazon.com/The-Elements-Style-Fourth-Edition/dp/020530902X Eighty-eight posts received exactly one hit, the long tail. Nineteen posts got two hits, for instance “In another mental universe, LAMI lives” about the Beat poet Alden Van Buskirk, I feted back in 2011. Nine had three readers. Six … Continue reading

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Weird plastic alto meta post, fall 2014

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Gratuitos and random Cody Sanderson shout

I been workin’ today from Palo Alto’s Mitchell Center Library, near Mitchell Park, the new building, the one with the Bruce Beasley granite arch marking the automobile entrance. I hereby declare that we raise a few extra bucks and replaced … Continue reading

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Not a genuine Filseth

I met a man who looked a lot like Eric Filseth, especially looking at him across the room, with my reading glasses. Earlier, I shouted out to James Lyons the dramatician. (He endorses me, I think, or at least signed … Continue reading

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