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Music + Movies = Memories

Posted on July 6, 2011 at 9:37 PM Comments comments (11)

Few things in life have the power to trigger memories and instantly transport you to another moment in time like music. A song that is coupled with some event in your life can become so deeply ingrained into the personal, specific you-ness which is YOU, that they will one day likely find a way of extracting the individual musical memory notes from our  DNA to recreate the entire being of WHO we are.

That’s what the best of albu...

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The One Wire dream...finally here?

Posted on July 5, 2011 at 5:25 PM Comments comments (4)

One of the constant questions that we face as custom installers – beyond, of course, the “can’t I just do something wireless?” and “what do you mean ‘it’s my cable box’?” and “you’re gonna charge me for that?” and “will you match the price I found at and still give me your great service?” – is “Do I really need all of that wire?”

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Real life word of mouth trumps the virtual

Posted on July 1, 2011 at 11:12 PM Comments comments (0)

This moment in time finds me in Columbia – the South Carolina Gamecocks (two college World Series in a row, baby! I say that as if I have any actual investment in the team or even knew they were in the Series to begin with. Or that they had a baseball team at all for that matter.) Columbia, not the Medellin cocaine drug cartel Colombia – for the weekend and have the family in tow.

Normally I’m not much for eating on the...

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