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On the road and dealing with some tech restrictions but I did want to mention that I had the honor of doing a show in 2010 at the same base in Iraq that President Trump visited today.

Holiday travel was a little easier this year, thanks to low gas prices in many parts of the country.

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To put this in perspective, here's the 10-year average chart:

The average price per gallon in the U.S. is $2.272.

This is pretty darned amazing:

(This is why you practice your scales, kids, even after you're an accomplished pianist.)


Weingarten is the influential head of the second largest teacher's union in America:

@Skleinbaum, by the way, is Sharon Kleinbaum, senior rabbi at Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, "NYC's queer synagogue," according to her Twitter profile. She and Weingarten were married this past spring.

Tell me again why your kids are in public school with radicals like Weingarten giving teachers their marching orders? These people destroy every institution they get their hands on.

The UK tabloid pages don't just fil themselves, ya know.

At any rate, the internet seems to disagree that a gold piano is problematic: