Monthly Archives: May 2019

Parting Looks — Buck Schiwetz

Edward Muegge “Buck” Schiwetz (1898 — 1984) (c) 2019 JMN

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Parting Looks — Buck Schiwetz

Edward Muegge “Buck” Schiwetz (1898 — 1984) (c) 2019 JMN

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Guide by the Perplexed — Mind Over Method

Pinterest thinks I’m interested in quick-and-dirty guitar: “This article will show you the best method ever of how to efficiently learn and memorize the notes on a guitar neck in the shortest amount of time.” I’ve seen the exact number … Continue reading

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Parting Looks — HJN

Harold J. Nichols (1924 — 2013) (c) 2019 JMN

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Parting Looks — HJN

Harold J. Nichols (1924 — 2013) (c) 2019 JMN  

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Parting Looks — HJN

Harold J. Nichols (1924 – 2013) (c) 2019 JMN

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“Rived”!

Rived by years of infighting…. (Editorial Board, “An Electoral Brush Fire in Australia,” NYTimes, 5-20-19) Past participles in this opinion piece flutter the heart of a nerdy grammaticist. I rarely read or use the verb “(to) rive,” which I think … Continue reading

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Parting Looks –15 by HJN

Works by Harold J. Nichols, 1924-2013. (c) 2019 JMN

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Furiouser Than Thou

Margaret Renkl writes from Tennessee. Her anguish over what she calls the racist and misogynistic travesty that is endemic and persisting in southern society is palpable in the column cited here. Renkl cites recent instances of atrocities committed by southern … Continue reading

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Guide by the Perplexed: NODS & Buck-Effing

I’m not a rocker or blues man on a Gibson. I can make a long-fingered foray into the twelfth-fret region, but it’s not fruitful. When I mention “buck-effing” around the fretboard, therefore, only one B-C and E-F pair obtains per … Continue reading

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