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#246 August1, 2019 from
First words from Don:

How's the weather where you live? It's been hot is Texas
for a few weeks now and getting hotter for the past few
days. I won't scare you by posting what the heat index was
today. Suffice to say it's a great week to be staying
mostly indoors. Seriously.

Let's get to it!


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Renee's channel can be a little dry at times but if you're
anywhere near my age you'll love the images in her vintage
photos. Some of them invoke happy memories for me.

I couldn't figure out why an online editor would need to be
downloaded until I read the 'About' page. Very cool.

I'll admit freely that I wasn't etirely able to figure out
the primary function of either of these.

uBlock Origin is a very cool ad blocker if you're using
Firefox (or Open Source Chromium).
This has the same name and is free but I don't know if
it's the same product.

Kate Davis is a superlative jazz bassist (featured in the
first Post Modern Jukebox version of All About That
(Upright) Bass). This is her TED talk.

Ever wondered what happened to all the Bob Ross paintings?

265 free documentaries online.

The Harp Twins are wonderful musicians.

Even more fun that the Harp Twins, for me at least, are the
Mona Lisa Twins.

Aside from the fact that this is a wonderful piece of music
I thoroughly enjoyed watched the faces of these young 
musicians as they totally enjoyed playing together.
Try watching this without smiling. I couldn't do it. :)

You'll have to click a time or two to identify.confirm
your local PBS affiliate but there are an awfully lot
of terrific videos available here (for free).

Abby the Spoon Lady has had a hard life but she's one
very excellent musician and a joy to watch.

There's a bunch of smart words here!

Here's some fine music to go with your next cup of coffee.

Alexandra Whittingham and Esther Abrami are two
wonderfully talented young ladies. This is terrific!

Here's another lovely piece from Alexandra Whittingham.


Lisa's contribution to this issue (thank you Lisa)

Patatap is a shape-sound sampler.

Examples of every music genre.

How David Bowie was banned during the Moon landing. [bbc dotcom]

Free music for video editing [filtergrade dot com]

The world's oldest multicolor printed book [openculture dot com]

Every drummer has their favorite ride (cymbal). Here's why. [sweetwater dot com]

Vladimir Nabokov taught Ruth Bader Ginsburg. [openculture dot com]

Poster House, a first-of-its-kind institution dedicated
to the display of poster art.

The Case for Generalists [forge.medium dot com]


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Last words from Lisa:

Life in Texas has become a little uncomfortable, temps
are edging up to 100 and more, a little better than some
years. We do what we can in the morning and evening and
hide in the casa midday. I'm still having a great deal of
artistic explosion webmastering our Llano Cultural &
Art Alliance and writing the little art blog, Artbyes.  It gives me an excuse
to surf the web for art information and news.
What could be better than that?

Keep cool, Babies!

See you next time.

Don Crowder & Lisa Miller
Thursday, August 1, 2019 12:10 AM
Buchanan Lake Village
served by the US Post Office in
Tow (rhymes with cow), Texas

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