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The Allman Brothers Band's final show - 5 years ago last night!

Five years ago today, the Allman Brothers Band played their final show at the Beacon Theatre. You can order a CD of the final show right here. FIVE F'IN YEARS?? (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I covered the…
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RIP Robert Hunter, one of the all-time great songwriters

Eyes of the World: An interview with Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter So very, very sad to hear that Robert Hunter has passed away. To honor the man, I present my 2015 (?) interview. An edited version ran on WSJ.com as part of a preview…

Happy Birthday Dixie

Dixie with Anna bout an hour after she was born. The other is him leading Eli and Jacob in the Maplewood fourth of July parade two days later. I would have used an action shot of Dixie leading his band, but I don't have one on my computer. he's…
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We Passed

Whoopdee damn doo, we both passed the Driver’s License test this morning. We studied a bit more than last time and it paid off. I would say that Becky studied quite a bit more than me. I just couldn’t pull myself away to sit down and…

I thought dixie doc had hired a publicist

...when I saw this email in my in box.79 year old mountain man makes debut solo album...Then I read this..."79 year old country music journeyman Cast King hails from a small spot in the hills of Alabama between Heaven and hard luck called Old…
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Four more photos

Now these pictures crack me up. As I've said before, these public exercise things are all over beijing and the kids love the, especially jacob. There were a bunch of peopl ereally using them hard on Sunday, including an old lady and…
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Pictures from Tiananmen Square

The story will be in another post, with more pictures. Jacob was really into being here. He drove the whole trip. Eli was a little whiny. Anna is always just Anna, wherever she is. In China it is like walking around with Marilyn Monroe,…
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Anna in her PE kit and more photos...

Anna wears her "PE kit" on Thursdays. I have no idea what two-year-old PE means or how it differs from any other running-around day. It's a very nice Montessori school and they are very into kids doing things for themselves, which is a…
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Pictures of the boys

Jacob and Eli love riding their bikes to school and are surprisingly proud of their uniforms. Note the black socks. Wait until you see Anna in her PE kit -- tomorrow!
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Getting our driver's licenses, part one

/> The Beijing Driver's License Bureau We continued the process of getting our driver’s licenses today. We had to report to a hospital clinic for an eye test first. But before you can do that, you have to all your paperwork/applications…
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FAQs About Our Life in China

Hey, thanks for all the emails. I really like hearing from all of you. Remember, I am not reading a blog about your life and I enjoy hearing about what you are up to. Since so many of you are asking so many of the same questions, I now present…
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the mechanics of the move

This picture in no way does the move justice. it is actually from our first, small air shipment. In the rush to get here on time for the big move, we forgot our camera. I never really did get into the mechanics of our move. One of the…