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At the Edge of Infinity

On Saturday night we celebrated the birthday of our good friend Marianne by attending a Gala at the Hirshhorn Museum. It featured an amazing exhibit, called “Infinity Mirrors” by Yayoi Kusama, which is up and about to move on. These … Continue reading

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Roy Hargrove Quintet at Blues Alley

Last night we attended a show at Blues Alley, one of the oldest jazz clubs in DC, located about a block from Yo’s office. If you recall from previous posts, Roy circles back to play in DC of a regular … Continue reading

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Winning Science Fair Project

Remember this? Well, I have been experimenting with the removal of the green crystalized funk off and on for a while now, seeking the perfect stripper to come to my aid. I finally found the right one: Aircraft Stripper! You … Continue reading

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Fluting with the Smithsonian

Back in October Yolanda and I attended a concert at the National Museum of American History to hear the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra (see previous post). To our amazement, the band featured Dr. David Skorton, the brand new Secretary of … Continue reading

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Halloween, Day and Night

One Halloween is not enough! Once you have the suit, it’s hard to give it up.┬áToday was Halloween at Monroe Street Market where I have my shop. ┬áThe “powers that be” asked the artists to ham it up for the … Continue reading

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Flute Key Mod

This is an example of an unusual request for an extension of the G# left pinkie key on a sterling silver Vestus flute. The player couldn’t reach the key in its normal position so I created an extension that mimicked … Continue reading

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