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Jason Becker – Perpetual Burn on Vinyl!

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Album Reviews – Jason Becker – Perpetual Burn (1988) It’s really hard to believe that this record is 30 years old!  I just picked up the 30th Anniversary Reissue on “Hot Pink” vinyl off of Amazon.com. I was a bit concerned about ordering an actual vinyl record online due to the fragility of the record itself and the current climate, (August in Florida!). As usual Amazon came through with excellent packaging and timely Prime delivery in … Read More

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How I Changed My Bad Morning Habits : Morning Vinyl

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How I changed my Morning Routine with Music. In another recent article (Is Facebook Poisoning Our Relationships), I discussed how changing up my morning routine has greatly improved my productivity and overall state of mind. I replaced TV and Social Media (Facebook in particular) with listening to music. Sounds simple right? It was actually a bit harder than it sounds. My normal morning routine consisted of coffee, CNN and posting on Facebook. Not just posting … Read More

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Monetizing my Blog – Where I’m Writing Today #1

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Should I Monetize My Blog? As much as I enjoy writing, sometimes its nice to get away from the usual places that I always tend to do it. Changing up the background scenery can often lead to new ideas, boost creativity and make me more productive. Today I’m working on my buddy Paco’s porch in Sanford, Florida. It has a nice view and a very comfortable chair and table from which to work. It is … Read More

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Gringo Street Tacos

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Gringo – GriNG-go Noun-Informal. (in Spanish-speaking countries and contexts, chiefly in the Americas) a Gringo is a person, especially an American, who is not Hispanic or Latino.) Smith Family Taco History Somewhere along the timeline of my life, between lets say, pizza and lobster … tacos became my absolute favorite food. I mean c’mon, they’re so delicious and diverse.. and most of the time pretty healthy too. Nowadays we have fish tacos, shrimp tacos, veggie tacos … Read More

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Is Facebook Poisoning Our Relationships?

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 I think it happens to everyone at some point in their lives. You get into a routine that is unhealthy. Whether it be physically, spiritually or mentally you know it’s not good for you and it’s bringing you down, but you do it anyways.  I think a good place to start changing some of these bad habits are with your mornings. One of the things I did to vastly improve my mornings and overall … Read More

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5 Reasons to Check Out the New Apple TV 4K

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Streaming Rules The Future of TV: Apple TV 4K With traditional TV content gradually moving toward internet based devices, now is a great time to check out the latest streaming boxes available. With so many great (and not so great) choices ranging from tiny devices like Amazon’s Firestick to more robust boxes like the Roku and my personal pick, the Apple TV 4K, its the perfect time to cut the cord. When I first started … Read More