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House of Blues!

Guitar Chicago does a twice-a-year-or-so show at the House of Blues in Chicago. Good stuff. It’s a Bowie song. Moonage Daydream. That is all.

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Old Video; Still Makes Me Laugh

To the best of my knowledge, Endeca does not sell power whisks at this time :).

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Jack Johnson – Good People (via Guitar Pot)

I just stumbled across this lesson and even before I finished watching it I thought I would reblog it here. I haven’t found a lot of guitar videos that did a good job pairing good quality video shots with good … Continue reading

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American Airlines Shoutout

I flew from Chicago O’Hare to Washington Reagan this weekend to visit some friends that recently bought a condo and have a baby on the way — double congrats! I toted along a bonsai tree as a housewarming gift, which … Continue reading

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International Flight Patterns

I found this fascinating, both as a frequent flier and just as a modern human: Each yellow dot represents an aircraft in flight. At the start of the video, the “shadow” representing nighttime covers the Eastern US, the Atlantic, Europe/Africa … Continue reading

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The New York Summer Puzzles

Last summer I put together a series of riddles/puzzles that were intended to be solved over the course of a week visiting New York both with and without the help of the internet. The puzzles or clues were similar to … Continue reading

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AAdvantage Lifetime Goal-d

I came across a thread recently on FlyerTalk that brought up the point that all miles count towards the AAdvantage Million Mile/Lifetime Gold; i.e it doesn’t matter if the miles were flown, bonus, earned from credit card purchases, etc. Although … Continue reading

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Wait, they don’t have *any* snow?

We have been in San Francisco this weekend exploring. On Friday, we had food and beer in Mountain View at the Tied House. To me, the valley seems very suburban, but I suspect (and am assured) that I am mistaken … Continue reading

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Ketchup

I realize that it’s been over 5 months since my last post. Here’s what you missed: Work got busy and exciting. Many flights between Chicago and Boston (as well as SFO, MIA, and STL!). In unrelated news, I reached Gold … Continue reading

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Traveling is fun

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