Monthly Archives: January 2010

Nathaniel Ayers of Soloist fame enjoying his birthday

Many of you may have seen the movie The Soloist. Here is a recent shot of Nathaniel Ayres at a birthday party hosted by Steve Lopez (the man who wrote the story) where a new guitar was presented from the … Continue reading

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January update from Andy Bales of Union Rescue Mission

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Yesterday on the street the envelope of life was a bit wider than usual

Last night was a bit more intense than usual.  Perhaps it was the President’s address on television, perhaps it was a hard week on Wall Street (not to be confused with the Los Angeles Wall Street where the most active … Continue reading

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Preamp Tubes – The most critical, least expensive, most overlooked tubes in your amp.

This is the first post on my blog over here that is music related.  I wanted to widen the scope of this blog and expand the appeal.  I have updated an area on the right side of this blog site … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on a Sunday morning. Haiti? Extreme Makeover Home Edition?

The post this morning on Sunday has no central theme or foundation.  The post is just a few thoughts that crossed my mind last night.  The last week has been filled with news of supplies and help sent to the … Continue reading

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Skid Row Housing Trust – great folks

Tonight I thought I’d post a bit on these folks. I first discovered them when I was walking the streets by 5th, 6th and 7th downtown. They are one more organization that is organized and well run with a very … Continue reading

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A little bit about the winter shelter program in the video posted

This is a video from the folks at Union Rescue Mission and Andy Bales. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=3149112&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1 URM Winter Shelters | John’s Story from Union Rescue Mission on Vimeo.

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