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Our Blog: Scherzo

December 26th, 2022

I have a friend

I was reflecting on this truth nugget recently after it became clear that my shoulder had decided to follow Roger Federer into retirement. Rather than announcing this decision at a press conference, the old ball-and-socket decided instead to communicate its intention via spasms of intense, unbearable, agonizing, tortuous, disabling, screaming, chronic pain.

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November 14th, 2022

The case for taking a break

Getting away, with a book, a hobby, a walk around the block, for 15 minutes, or a weekend, or a lengthy vacation, is absolutely vital.

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October 24th, 2022

Things I am afraid of

There are only a few things Otis Twelve is afraid of…

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September 29th, 2022

Just a stage

Otis Twelve has gone through various stages in his life. His latest? As usual it involves a remote control.

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July 22nd, 2022

Emotional support? Maybe.

Otis Twelve opines about emotional support animals. He’s in favor…to a certain degree.

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June 15th, 2022

Drawing a Line to Chopin

When KVNO station manager and host of Midday Classics, Sherry Kennedy Brownrigg, asked if I’d be willing to draw a cartoon celebrating the music we play, I instantly knew the direction I’d go. Occasionally, ideas are like that. They practically write (or draw!) themselves. Besides, the topic is one in which I’m very passionate.

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