Category Archives: Personal

My version of the Shinola Runwell

I love the aesthetics of the Shinola Runwell Men’s Green Face.  However, it is quite pricey at $550 for a watch.  Sizing is reasonable on the small version (36mm) and ridiculous on the largest (47mm).  They are all the same … Continue reading

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A new time piece

12 years ago, Christmas day 2003, my wife (then my girlfriend), game to me a Timex Carriage watch.  For the last 12 years I have worn said watch and it shows it’s wear.  After the band started to fail, and … Continue reading

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The perfect, comfy, watch band?

After my metal watch band broke on my 12 year old Timex Carriage, I needed a replacement.  I decided against metal due to the coldness in the winter.  And against nylon due to it’s plastic nature and the fact that … Continue reading

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Tracy Nichelle Raymond

On August 18, 2015 our beautiful little girl was born.  Welcome, little one.

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My acoustic guitars

I now have two acoustic guitars, a mid 1970’s Toyota and an early 1970’s Harmony Stella.  They are both inexpensively made guitars and both were given to me.  The Toyota while in high school and just recently, the Harmony.  They … Continue reading

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Sabadil – Allergy Relief the natural way

Anyone with allergies, you have to try out Sabadil allergy relief. Tasha found it for me. All natural/homeopathic and works better than any regular allergy pills I’ve tried. Plus I don’t feel groggy or drowsy.

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New Made in USA vs Used

I’ve been thinking a lot about this subject in regard to guitars.  Does it make sense to purchase a brand new Made in USA guitar, thus supporting US manufacturing, or a used guitar.  There are benefits to both.  Let me … Continue reading

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What? It’s March!

-15F this morning…not kidding.

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Wicked cold out!

Yup, it’s been a wicked cold one this year.  Tuesday, February 24, 2015 we had a low of -24.2F here in Norridgewock, ME.  Yeah, that’s wicked cold.

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Rock ‘n Roll

Vaughn and I have a standing father/son time every weekend in the morning playing guitar.  Recently he has started to play with me, clicking the button on an old stomp box I made back in college.  This morning I decided … Continue reading

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