Author: Mike Schilling

Mike has been a software engineer far longer than he would like to admit. He has strong opinions on baseball, software, science fiction, comedy, contract bridge, and European history, any of which he's willing to share with almost no prompting whatsoever.
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Heavenly! Charles Avison

After first hearing this thoroughly lovely piece, I was surprised to learn that it was written by Charles Avison, an English composer I’d never heard of.

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Series! World Series of the 1940’s

Since baseball in present time is on hold for the duration, let’s resume our travels through its past. We began post-WWII and proceeded through the Nationals’ first championship in 2019

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Songs!

I don’t care about pollution
I’m an air-conditioned gypsy
That’s my solution
Watch the police and the taxman miss me!

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Songs!

Not so dire? Damn straight! This week’s prompt, which should once again be a fun one: “A song that makes you want to dance”

Songs!

Actually, it’s for you. This week’s music prompt: “A song that reminds you of someone you’d rather forget.”

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Songs!

One is the loneliest number, but that’s not this week’s song.

Trivia!

These two films have something quite unusual in common. What is it?