How to Spot the Hidden Gems at Yard Sales

I have the honor of counting yet another author, Ed Augusts, among my friends. He’s written like 20 books, and his most recent is just amazing. It’s about how to find the undervalued books and collectibles at various types of sales, and then turn around and resell them for multiple…

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ABC Music Notation – How could I have missed it?

My gosh — the power of this. I used to go to an Irish/American/Old Time jam session, write down a list of what was played, then go home and thumb through my books, feeling very lucky if I found a few of them. Now, as I did this week, I can just hop online, plug in my list, find almost all of them, and print out a tunebook customized to what was played that night, so I can jump quickly into the local repertoire for the next jam session. And of course, for the voyeurs among us, a free membership at TheSesssion allows one to surf other people’s tunebooks and see what they’re playing, say, over in England.

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Don’t Buy Pharmaceutical Stocks!

At least not for the long term, because they are doomed to all collapse within 10-20 years. Why? Because pharmaceuticals will be, are being, rendered obsolete. The wonder of the internet is that you can catch a whiff of an affective alternative treatment for some major horror disease on mankind,…

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