Tag Archives: Stax Records

Saturday Vinyl (Part 2)

I’m plodding on here with the race report.  I’m onto the bike portion now but my momentum has been somewhat thwarted in lieu of a need to cook everyone dinner (*le sigh*) and, while this all goes down, it’s onward … Continue reading

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Holiday Monday Vinyl (Part 2)

Still cleaning, still munching, and still listening to great music. Next up on this afternoon’s record hit list is this ‘McLemore Avenue‘  album by Booker T. & The MG’s. Thank you Niagara Records! Booker T. Jones was so taken with … Continue reading

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Friday Afternoon Vinyl

I’m slipping out for a ride this afternoon (20.35k) on my Dad’s steel bike (click HERE).  C’mon, it’s November 24th and I’m still riding outside. That’s awesome. Anyhooski, here’s what I’m currently listening to while doing this morning’s “core” workout:  … Continue reading

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Flight WS703 from Toronto to Vancouver (Part 1)

After four hours of sleep, Kelly and I were up and on our way to Pearson International Airport to head out to Burnaby Lake, British Columbia to crew the second race of the SunRype Tri-Kids triathlon series.  Needless to say … Continue reading

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New Years Day Vinyl (Part 1)

After my run this afternoon, the girls napped (for three hours!) and I went record shopping in Buffalo, NY…just because.  Hey, when someone advertises “up to %40 off on all stock” – you jump on that shit!  No questions asked.  … Continue reading

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It’s been exactly 5 days since I’ve done, well, anything.  I contracted some alien virus while visiting Texas last week and the training plan just kind of fell apart from there.  And while I’m on the mend and going to … Continue reading

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Vinyl Sunday (Part 2)

I admit it, since reading ‘Respect Yourself: Stax Records and the Soul Explosion‘ (Robert Gordon) I’ve been a bit hooked on soul music.  It really is essential reading for any self-professed music aficionado.  Having said that, I also believe that … Continue reading

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