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Well Ok so I went to see Andy Frasco. And yes my kids are right. Andy Frasco is not just your average bar band. Andy and his band are hard-driving, fun loving, crowd pleasing, impromptu, and as musicians go far above the average you are going to see in some bar somewhere. And just let me add I saw him in a bar where men are men and sheep are nervous. A really uptight and painfully conservative crowd. Seemingly dead to the world, its beauty and triplicate notes. But Andy and his Boys still managed to win them over, one note, one song, and one set at a time.

And the rest of you might get a chance to hear Andy Frasco and his band soon. From the middle of Wyoming (no less) their next stop was Germany, and then its on to fulfilling the obligations of the record deal they just signed. So someday we might all be able to listen to Andy and his band.

Ok and now onto a corrected backdate:

In one of my earlier dairies this spring I lamented about a late frost killing all the blossoms on our apricot trees, our plumb trees, and our apple trees. And I was right about all of them except one apricot tree that somehow has managed to produce at least a couple dozen apricots. And as if to almost spite mother nature herself, man, are those apricots good. We have been really enjoying them just eating them fresh each day.

And speaking of days its been 153 days since I smoked a cigarette. And let's not kid ourselves. It could be day Zero again before the day is over. But even so I'm glad and a little proud of my five months so far.

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