Monthly Archives: October 2018

Hallowe’en Tunes

Happy Hallowe’en! Last weekend, I gave you a playlist of Hallowe’en movies — here’s a good start on an audio playlist for some enjoyment on this frightful day. Monster Mash Back in my early days of Trick or Treat, this … Continue reading

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“Goodbye” — Songs of Will T. Massey

Will once explained he wrote this song after looking up some of his symptoms on the internet when he’d felt a little sick and becoming convinced he was dying of lung cancer. He wasn’t. He had a bad cold and … Continue reading

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Scary Movies for Hallowe’en

Hallowe’en falls mid-week this year, meaning many people will start celebrating this weekend and party straight through. I offer a few viewing suggestions this Hallowe’en for your enjoyment. There are, of course, the classic monster movies: Frankenstein, Dracula, The Wolfman, … Continue reading

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Bad Luck with the San Angelo Mail Route

My grandfather, G.M.C. Massey, moved to San Angelo, Texas to run the Star Route mail run, just as San Angelo experienced a rare rainy season. The severe weather issues and road problems would cause him to give up the route … Continue reading

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Why I Gave Up Writing Fiction

Once upon a time, I loved writing fiction. Now, not so much. Here is the (mostly) true story of how I came to give up writing fiction. One Friday, I called a rock & roll buddy, Rotten, to get paid … Continue reading

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Follow-up — x2!

About yesterday’s cartoon: the news is out and I am IN as a presenter at SXSWedu 2019! My proposal, “P-TECH Partners Reverse the Rural Talent Pipeline,” has been selected as a presentation for next year’s conference. I received official notification … Continue reading

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To Torture a Texan…

Unk sez… Stay tuned…

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Falling Leaves, Drifting Snow, Dying Seasons

“Summer flies and August dies The world turns cold and mean…” — Days Between, Robert Hunter-Jerry Garcia Yesterday, it was 73 and sunshiny along the Arkansas River here in Cañon City. Trees spotted the horizon with yellow blazes while gusts … Continue reading

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“The Road That Brought Us Here” — Songs of Will T. Massey

Another of Will’s early songs from his Chicago House days which he would reprise years later. Originally recorded on his self-released cassette, Slow Study Don’t go putting on your fancy face. Leave your lace and your rings. Darlin’, we ain’t … Continue reading

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How Bob Got Me My Job

I first heard about instructional design through my work making training videos. Through a couple of different professional development programs, I learned how this approach strengthened training impact. Everything I heard about it fit well with what I knew from … Continue reading

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