Fairfax singer/songwriter keeps it humble with big ‘90s sound, new EP

“I rarely party with Duane ‘The Rock’ Johnson.” Troy Millette Troy Millette laughs and shakes his head as he discusses the extent of the fast-living, hard-partying, big-pimpin’ lifestyle he’s adopted since his debut EP – Living With a Ghost – dropped on Feb. 7.  In reality, Millette wouldn’t have the time to hang out with …

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Coming Soon: THE HIDDEN PEOPLE

I used to be a newspaper editor and reporter. Lately, I've found myself missing one particular aspect of that career. Working for small-town weeklies, you quickly become a Jack-of-all-reportage. Politics, crime, features, sports, property transactions, obituaries ... chances are you'll wind up doing at least a little bit of everything. One of my favorite days …

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With Apologies to Hornby: January 2019

Books readA Princess of Mars – Edgar Rice BurroughsMarch: Book 1 – John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate PowellThe Canada Geese Quilt – Natalie Kinsey-Warnock, Leslie W. BowmanScary Stories to Tell In the Dark – Alvin Schwartz, Stephen GammellMore Scary Stories to Tell In the Dark – Alvin Schwartz, Stephen GammellThe Academy of Hay – Julia …

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Talking with Zadok, pt. 3

Thursday, Jan. 23, 1987“Anything happening today at school?” Mom was packing my lunch as I took the last couple bites of a strawberry Pop-Tart. I finished chewing and stirred my hot chocolate. “Nah. Just normal school stuff,” I said. “Gonna interview Zadok after, though. I saw him at the store yesterday, and we made an …

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