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    Sticky: Re: Tennis Players Random, Random

    I totally relate to Pliskova. When I'm at work, I'm hyper-focused on getting things done with what I have. Caring about what others think about my personality is squandered energy.

    Then again, I...
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    Re: Horse Racing Random Random

    Ouch. But also LOL - props to Matinee for pulling the Bradbury.
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    Re: covid-19 Virus Updates and Discussion

    The Nashville Symphony literally isn't playing around: all concerts postponed through July 31, 2021.
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    Re: Let's Discuss Science

    Glenn: I sing in a chamber choir, I was supposed to perform (singing/dancing) in a professional immersive theater production next month, and my plans for next summer still tentatively include two...
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    Re: The Music Thread

    Bandcamp (bandcamp.com) gave its artists 100% revenue (i.e., not taking its cut) the first Friday of April and May, and will do so through July.

    Doesn't help if you're looking for major label...
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    Re: The Kitchen

    People with children, pets, ill/incontinent members of the household, messy avocations/hobbies...
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    Re: covid-19 Virus Updates and Discussion

    CoreCivic (né CCA, aka Corrections Corporation of America) is HQd here in Nashville. The many facilities they own include Trousdale, which is the Tennessee prison mentioned in the McConnaughey...
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    Re: covid-19 Virus Updates and Discussion

    They're hatchets.

    I gather that there are more bands of roving bachelorettes (and ads aimed at them) in my neck of the woods than y'all's... :rolleyes:
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    Re: covid-19 Virus Updates and Discussion

    Ponchi, will your gf go with you, or is that another casualty of current events?

    I am sorry that there is no opportunity in sight.

    Nashville / Davidson County is in a similar situation to...
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    Re: The Kitchen

    Oh, that sounds awesome!

    Here, roasted Moroccan-ish chicken thighs with sweet potatoes and lemon, plus lettuce with strawberries.

    And I ended up salt-preserving some lemons because two in the...
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    Re: covid-19 Virus Updates and Discussion

    You thought those legendary jinxing powers were acquired without any supernatural transactions? You sweet summer child.
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    Re: May We Entertain You?

    https://youtu.be/8ZrWgn1rUGs
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    Re: May We Entertain You?

    The backstory on "Flag Song":

    Raúl E. Esparza
    @RaulEEsparza
    Flag Song was the original opening to Assassins. The idea was all these onlookers would watch the President go by. And little by...
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    Re: covid-19 Virus Updates and Discussion

    Dry, that is dreadful. I hope the family is getting what they need in spite of everything going on.

    Ponchi, I expect the virus to catch me at some point -- possibly this year, possibly two or five...
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    Re: May We Entertain You?

    Watching Theatre Twitter lose their collective minds over "Someone in a Tree" and "Ladies Who Lunch" was awesome.
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    Re: The Kitchen

    Yesterday's dinner: Ginger-Turmeric Chicken with Lime Yogurt and Coconut Rice. I used drumsticks instead of thighs, and water instead of chicken stock. I didn't bother with lime zest, onions, or...
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    Re: May We Entertain You?

    While tonight's Sondheim tech crew figures things out...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bruTOQoNtO4
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    Re: covid-19 Virus Updates and Discussion

    As a coda to the Maryland news item posted above, this just showed up in my Twitter feed:

    Governor Larry Hogan
    @GovLarryHogan
    I’m grateful to President Trump for sending us a list of federal...
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    Re: May We Entertain You?

    That was me: near the end of every break, I caught the earliest bus I could get from Berea to Chicago, even if it meant arriving before the dorms reopened.

    Glenn hits upon a key point: people who...
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    Re: May We Entertain You?

    As I said to two of my childhood besties tonight, I've spent decades explaining to non-Kentuckians why Kentucky is most definitely a Southern state, and now this happens...
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    Re: May We Entertain You?

    A-FIVE SIX SEVEN EIGHT!

    https://youtu.be/_pALsCSZmWY
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    Sticky: Re: Tennis Players Random, Random

    Oh, Domi.:hyst:
  23. Thread: The Kitchen

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    Re: The Kitchen

    Had eggplant-naan pizza today (with some chopped cleavers [aka gooseweed, aka stickygrass] on top, which neither improved nor detracted from it but at least gave me peasant points for using weeds...
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    All good data points (including that you don't drink spirits much) -- there's a wide range of preference/experience among my guests, so I try to stock both "easy" and smoky stuff depending on who's...
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    Re: The Kitchen

    Ti Amie, what do you think of the Uncle Nearest?
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