D.C. Al Coda party for Paul Hollis

On October 23, 2017, over 130 friends and family of Austin musician/engineer Paul Hollis celebrated his retirement from his technology day job. I don’t know how Paul’s wife Jeanne (and 130 of his friends) managed to keep the party secret from Paul, but apparently we did, as he had no idea what was in store …

Continue reading ‘D.C. Al Coda party for Paul Hollis’ »

Another loss for the KR Training family

Last Saturday, the KR Training family lost another close friend and team member: Tom Robertson. Tom was a former Texas A&M police officer, NRA high power competitor, USPSA competition shooter, and NRA instructor, as well as a former homebuilder and skilled craftsman/salesman in the construction industry. He was a pretty good singer too! Tom was …

Continue reading ‘Another loss for the KR Training family’ »

observations from NYC concert trip

Over the past weekend I made a trip to the NYC/New Jersey area with old friend Andy Wimsatt, who has interesting Twitter and Instagram feeds.   We went to two shows: Opeth/Gojira/Devon Townsend at the Starland Ballroom in New Jersey, and Japanese Breakfast/Slowdive at Brooklyn Steel in Brooklyn. It was my first trip to NYC, so …

Continue reading ‘observations from NYC concert trip’ »