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Archive for April, 2010

This blog needs a laxative

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

There’s this weird psychological phenomenon that happens to me, when I haven’t blogged for a while, wherein writing the next blog post seems to become more and more difficult as time goes on. I feel increasingly compelled to offer up a really good reason for my absence from blogging, and it also feels like I […]

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Pre-stage jitters: a check-in

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

Following the story of the worst stage fright I’ve ever personally seen, I’ve been thinking a bit about my own pre-stage jitters before a show. I still get a bit tense before a show, but it’s gone from nearly debilitating to fairly mild. If a 10 is passing out on stage, a zero is total […]

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