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Tom McGee Posts
Working from home has given me a blessed opportunity to have lots of music in my life again. Listening tied down to a set of headphones at my desk just isn’t enough. For a bunch of reasons. Word has come down that we’re returning to the office on July 12 — what should I listen to between now and then? After that, it will be mostly CDs. Updated through June 16, 2021.
Oy. This brings to mind an anecdote from my ad agency days that I like to share at times like these.
And I realized that since my college days I hadn’t really been keeping up with the world of serious music. It’s really true that by the time you’re 30 you’re pretty set in your musical tastes, and it’s surprising that people who enjoy contemporary classical music (like myself) are subject to the same phenomenon. So here are my efforts at hoisting myself out of a possible rut.
I haven’t posted a new recipe in a while. I made this one up on the fly over the weekend and immediately made my personal greatest-hits list. Probably the best fish I’ve ever cooked.
I recently got a nice cache of LPs from a friend. They’d been stored it in a somewhat damp basement for a long time and the packaging had definitely suffered. And the vinyl, too.
A common problem with commercial printing can lead to some odd results. I used to move in those circles back in the day, when I was a print production manager for advertising agencies. When I went “on-press,” meaning I went to the printing plant to watch the sheets come off the press to make sure…
Before I wrote about this, I wanted to give it a little time to settle in and see how it works. But after ~14 years I’ve finally pulled the plug with my former hosting service, MidPhase.
Here’s a bit of 1902 footage of a unique kind of urban transit system, a suspended railway…
I know I said I’d surrender. But as a service to the public I’m going to try and document one more attempt. This one presumes you’ve got access to WP-CLI and can do some PHP scripting.