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About beatingupthevicar

full-time custodian, part-time student, part-time writer, part-time musician Mitten State native

Tools of the Trade….

I wish I had more pictures of all of the instruments that I’ve had in years gone by, I have a few laying around….I’ll find them sometime. Otherwise…let’s get to it This picture is from 2005 or thereabouts… on the … Continue reading

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New Year brings new focus…..a new perspective……whatever their directives…..

  ok ok That was a bad rehashing of a famous line from “Your Blue Room” from the Passengers album (a one-shot side project of U2 & Brian Eno in the mid-1990’s)   Anyway, It is a new year and … Continue reading

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Jethro Tull – A Passion Play

  This past weekend, Jethro Tull’s “A Passion Play” album turned 40 years of age.  The album was originally released in the UK on July 6th, 1973 and it happens to be my favorite album of all time.  And that … Continue reading

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TIMELINE: 1983-1984

  I don’t know why I’m keeping these memories to two-year increments, I certainly don’t remember every single thing that’s happened to me.  Oh well, let’s get moving…   1983…. Another strange year, I turned eight years old in October of … Continue reading

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I know…I know….I suck at posting

  Hopefully, this’ll be the last time I can say those words A quick rundown on the last eighteen months or so… My Health issues have mostly cleared up (knock on wood) I do have high blood pressure and this … Continue reading

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Timeline: 1981-1982

First things first, I’d like to thank Oregonmike98….his mention of my blog was the kick in the ass that I needed to come back to it again.  I had plans of posting stuff in the past three months but a … Continue reading

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three months? what the hell, man?

It’s been forever since I posted here and I got derailed for good reason.  Around the time of my last post (mid February), I started suffering from pain in my right kidney area.  This went on for many days until … Continue reading

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