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Monday, July 13th 2009
Greetings all from (today, July 13) rainy St. Petersburg, FL. I’m not sure where to begin. The convention has ended and there is a warm glow, a busy buzz, a need for a nap, and a great big smile for a most successful event on almost all fronts. First, to ATOS Convention Planning Coordinator Mike Kinerk, our thanks for being in that post and bringing expertise in the myriad areas that demand that...more...
Tuesday, June 16th 2009
Thank heaven I packed heavy long sleeved shirts. It’s still cold in Chicago!! Greetings from the Windy City, where I am writing this edition of the blog. I left Florida in sunshine and low 90-degree temperatures, only to land in Chicago in sunshine and low 60-degree temperatures!!! Would somebody tell Mayor Daley it’s summer! He controls everything else up here, he could certainly do something...more...
Thursday, May 7th 2009
GET ME OFF THE PHONE, AND GET ME ANOTHER DRINK!! Yikes has it been busy! Greetings from St. Petersburg, FL where we have not had rain in three weeks or more. Mrs. O’Leary’s cow won’t have nuthin’ on the guy who drops an ill-timed, still-burning cigarette butt on the side of the road down here!more...
Wednesday, February 25th 2009
ON THE DUSTY TRAIL I counted dates on the calendar the other day, and once February 28th hits, it will signal the end of a 41-day stretch, of which I will have spent 32 on the road. At times, I wonder why I pay rent! But the travel is enlightening, heartening, mostly fun, and very worthwhile. In January and February, I have had the opportunity to touch base on the following: Get a first-hand look...more...
Saturday, January 10th 2009
TWO DAYS IN LAS VEGAS AND NOT ONE ONE-ARMED BANDIT! Greetings from sunny Florida where we are several days into the New Year, and back from the ATOS Mid Year meetings that were held in Las Vegas, NV.more...
Saturday, September 20th 2008
Ken Double’s Blog – or – This is a good way to spend time while at the airport! I am winging my way back to Florida after an 11-day trip into Indiana and New York State. This trip accomplished several things. First, I performed at the Grande Barton organ at the Warren Performing Arts Center in Indianapolis, and then had the chance to play the Forum Theatre 4m Robert Morton organ in Binghamton, NY...more...