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Entries from April 2008

Cream of the Crop

April 20th, 2008 · No Comments

Anyone who visited Joe Amato wherever he lived could see he was a master gardener. In those days when Joe was busy, happily reaping what he had sown, the term “Master Gardener” was not yet part of the lexicon. Either you had a garden or you didn’t. If your family had a generational legacy [...]

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A Few First and Second Hand Tidbits About Joe

April 15th, 2008 · No Comments

As with many things, you’ve got to start somewhere. If you’re building a house you start with a strong, well footed foundation. If your starting a business, you want to do something you like and get a good location. If you want to play the drums, get a good instructor, teacher, mentor so you get [...]

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Why You Should Never Let Another Guy Sit In On Your Gig

April 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

Especially if his name is Gene Krupa

Tough act to follow.

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