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It's been a few months since I joined the fedi, but I've never made an post. Given current events, this seems like a fine time. Basics on my profile. Connecticut Yankee in the home of Purdue University. Have also lived in New Orleans, St Louis, and Philly. Old punk and ska kid who got hooked on playing 20 years ago. Parent of two enby teenagers. Recently discovered that I'm . Also enjoy designing and building things for fun.

More trying to put together new sets of tunes. The Humors of Glendart / Tá an Coileach Ag Fógairt an Lae / The Mouse in the Mug.

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Trying to put together some new sets of tunes. Here's The Torn Jacket / Devaney's Goat / Come West Along the Road.

Friends came up from Indianapolis for the session. That was fun.

Quality parallel play with the 13 year old. Lounging about the kitchen, listening to Social Distortion, drinking tea, and watching the dogs be silly.

My favorite gender-neutral salutation I've heard so far came from my youngest's bass teacher. At their first lesson he opened the door and said "Greetings earthlings".

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Anybody know any addiction support groups that are not religiously affiliated?

Please boost!!! I’m in the Sacramento area

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Selfishly hoping that gas goes to $40 a gallon so I never have to hear a gas-powered lawnmower again.

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Sketchdrop no.70

Today is an anniversary of sorts: One year ago I started this series of drawings. I didn‘t think it would take this long, and there‘s still a good amount to go. But I‘ve started so many things in the past that I now want to practice finishing things, so let‘s keep going. :)

#mastoArt #creativeToots #art #sketch #sketchbook #ink #drawing

I was wanting to do some recording tonight. I have also had hiccups for six straight hours now. That is somewhat of an impediment.

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Hey, seriously: UX developers I am begging you, please stop following trends without reason. If a bunch of apps are following some new HIG that has real research and backing behind it, go wild. But stop assuming that companies like Google or Apple are actually designing their UXs with logic in mind and using them as a reference point. They're not.
To be REALLY clear here: they're not. They literally aren't. the constant UX redesigns we see from these companies is a result of their corporate…

Well, my friend Scott just came over and recorded a hammered dulcimer part for this song and blew my fucking mind. Put on some headphones and give this one a listen. I am seriously humbled at the moment.

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More work still on this track. I've re-recorded all the parts. I'll still have to do the vocals one more time. I didn't realize how tired my voice was until I listed back to this while mixing.

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About to drive 2 hours each way to Chicago to take my 13 year old to see GWAR. It'll be a night for sure.

Just finished recording a friend playing bodhrán on this one. This is the super quick edit, but I'm liking where this is going.

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