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EDMOND With friends by his side, a guitar in his hands and the sound of bluegrass in the air, musician Marco Tello performed a multitude of songs from his career and newest album, “The Edge of the Middle of Nowhere,” Saturday night at the Bottle Cap Barn.

Tello’s album is a collection of bluegrass, rock, country and Americana music, but he said throughout his career he has been in several bands and performed many genres.

“I’ve played in Reggae bands. I’ve played in classic rock bands (and) punk rock bands. I’ve played in red dirt bands, bluegrass folk, Irish, disco and funk. It’s all music to me,” Tello said.

Tello said the making of his album was a long and difficult process but he was relieved and happy when it was completed.

“It started at the very beginning of 2017. The studio was in Midwest City. I had to go there after work and sometimes on weekends I got really cranky towards the end It was a lot of work,” Tello said.

The 54 year old began his musical journey when he demonstrated a natural talent and played the French Horn in band at Edmond Public Schools. Tello started taking guitar lessons in the late 70s.

“I was having trouble scoring with the ladies and I couldn’t afford a Trans Am and I thought guitar playing would be a great way to impress women,” Tello said.

Though it began as a way to meet girls, Tello said music became a passion after he met his best friend and played bluegrass.

“I didn’t really get serious until the late 80s when I moved to Boulder, Colo., which was an incredible music scene, and I met Kane Hollins,” Tello said.

According to Tello, the two worked at a local restaurant and one day decided to make music with their guitar and banjo.

“He came over to the house I was renting and I knew three or four bluegrass songs and we played them together, and that was the beginning of my music career,” Tello said.

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“We took our instruments and our backpacks and hitchhiked all over Colorado during the mid 80s. Then in ’86 we shouldered our packs, grabbed our instruments and hitchhiked Boulder, Colorado to Wyoming, Montana, Washington, Oregon, Utah and back to Colorado,” Tello said.

This adventure lasted two months and though it was challenging, the musician said he’s grateful for the experience.

“Approaching a music career like that is like trial by fire so I learned a lot at that time,” Tello said.

For Tello, being in a band and performing in sympatico is a passion.

“The best feeling in the world is when you’re in a band, on stage and everything is firing on all cylinders,” Tello said. “Everybody knows exactly where they are, you know exactly what that person’s going to do.”

Tello added that it can be a challenge to keep a band together.

In addition to his solo performance, Tello is in a trio, The Brave Amigos, with musicians Jeff Nokes and Edgar Cruz. 19 at the UCO Jazz Lab.

“We commonly play gigs where we’re wearing the audience out because we just keep going and it’s time to quit and I’m thinking ‘God I’m having so much fun I don’t want to quit.’ It’s been awhile since I had that,” Tello said.

By day Tello works as a food broker but music is his first passion and he said he performs more than 100 shows a year.

“From nine and a half years on I was an Edmond boy. I was quite a lot of trouble and I did all the drugs . The people I ran with in school were all bad kids,” Tello said.

Into adulthood Tello struggled with alcohol and drug abuse but he said he has been sober since 1990 after he hit rock bottom.

“I got to a point where I didn’t want to drink or do any more drugs and I didn’t want to go through life without booze and drugs. I came to a spot where I didn’t know which way to go,” Tello said.

Despite all the pain he inflicted upon himself but endured, Tello said the worst time of his life was three years ago when a rare condition caused nerve damage in his hand.

“It’s my left hand. It’s an important hand for a guitar player. So for a good eight months I wasn’t a guitar player and I had no idea what I was if I wasn’t a guitar player,” Tello said.

Through determination and passion, Tello said he worked through his health problem and returned to the musical world.

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“He told me he was only seeing me out of courtesy but six bottles of Laurent Perrier later he agreed to sign for me. It was one of the best drinking sessions I’d ever paid for, especially as Bob Murray ended up picking up the tab.”

Clark spent two seasons at the Stadium of Light before an ill judged moment at Wembley in May 1999.

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“Our test campaign cannot confirm or refute the claims of the EM Drive but intends to independently assess possible side effects in the measurements methods used so far,” said Prof Tajmar.

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In my teens and early twenties I had a lot of sexual partners. I a bit older now and I met a wonderful man but I am so ashamed of my past. I afraid if he finds out how many people I slept with he leave me and I am terrified of him learning the truth about how bad I used to be. Must I tell him of my past or can I lie about it?

I sorry this is making you feel so anxious. Can we start with why you feel Having many sexual partners, if the experience was consensual and enjoyable, is nothing to be ashamed of. Even if past experiences were negative or upsetting you should not feel shame for having had sex with different people.

Of course it easy for me to say this. I know in reality it isn easy to escape such feelings. Culturally we still judge those who have many sexual partners (particularly women) very negatively. Telling you just to stop feeling a particular way isn much practical help. Knowing it unreasonable for others to judge you, however, can sometimes give you enough confidence to ignore negative views.

Imagine if a friend or loved one was in the same situation as you. Would you tell her she ought to be ashamed of herself? Might you, instead, ask her to think about why she feels so sad and guilty and encourage her to seek help with that instead?Can you shift from blaming yourself to looking at these past relationships and reflect on any good things you got from them? Perhaps they taught you patience, love, friendship, or to explore different experiences and pleasure? If they were negative perhaps you learned more about your limits and how to walk away.

Asking for extra help

There can be reasons that cause us to regret sexual experiences in the past. Particularly if experiences were exploitative, abusive or felt outside your control, in which case the following organisations could assist:

Rape Crisis

If you are concerned your past experiences might have resulted in a sexually transmitted infection (STI) being tested may be reassuring. NHS clinics are free, confidential and will help you talking to your partner if it turns out you do have an infection requiring treatment.

If your feelings of anxiety are getting in the way of your daily life you can ask in confidence for your GP to refer you to a counsellor. This is free on the NHS although waiting lists and service availability vary. If you are at college you could get confidential help from counselling services there. Or refer yourself (paid for).

If your concerns are more about general confidence issues rather than deep seated worries then it might help to reading up on confidence and assertiveness.

What is he like?

Have your worries about your past come from things he has said? Does he appear to have strong views about sexual behaviour, perhaps influenced by faith or political values?

If he has never expressed any opinion it may be that he be less bothered by this than you anticipating. Or not bothered at all. He might find your past experiences exciting. Or feel they your business, not his. He could feel threatened or worried that he may not be as good a lover as someone in your past or be less experienced than you. Which you can reassure him he doesn need to be upset about.

You could sound him out with general discussions about people sexual lives. Although it worth remembering even strong views we may hold about general topics may change when it concerns a person close to us.

It may also help to reflect on why you feel you do need to talk to him about this, to check you not framing any conversations as if you are in the wrong, and consider why you see not telling him about your past as rather than you deciding how much detail you feel comfortable sharing.

To tell or not?

Complete disclosure about all past sexual experiences was very much part of advice giving in the past, and still is within some areas of sexual health care.

However not everyone agrees with this as it isn always necessary, nor what new partners want to hear. The exception of course is if there is a risk of STIs (see above). But even here it is your choice how much to disclose about your past sexual experiences to a current partner.

It isn clear if you feel you have to tell because if not someone else might. If you feel trapped in such a situation it may make you feel more in control to talk to him first (or write to him if preferred). You don need to defend or excuse yourself, but could focus there on how other people want to take away from your relationship and how you don want this to happen.

If he is likely to judge you then you may want to consider if a relationship with him is right. Holding negative attitudes about your partners past or using those to control or belittle is a relationship red flag that shouldn be ignored. If disclosing your past is likely to put you in danger you would be safer looking to end the relationship but to say nothing about your previous relationships.

If you do decide to talk to him about your past I consider it purely in the context of how it benefits you, brings you closer and adds to your relationship.

Remember, you are the one who decides how much you want to disclose and when.

Petra Boynton is a social psychologist and sex researcher working in International Health Care and studying sex and relationships. She is The Telegraph agony aunt. Please note that by submitting your question to Petra, you are giving your permission for her to use your question as the basis of her column, published online at Wonder Women.
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Claridge anticipated that the Worcestershire club would also be pushing for promotion and is expecting a tough game and said: “We will give them the respect they deserve, they are a decent side.

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Alex, who is adamant the Daily Echo publishes his photo so he can be a role model to his three year old Sam, says: “I want my son to be proud of me and at ease in his skin and with everything he does.

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Though Alex had to lose all four limbs when the Strep A infection developed into septicaemia and toxic shock syndrome, he says the facial reconstruction has been mentally more difficult to come to terms with.

“It’s the strangest thing, when it comes to limb loss, you can cope with it. It is something you can adapt to because you know long term you will walk again and you will use your arms again in some form.

“When it comes to facial reconstruction or facial disfigurement, I think vanity gets the better of you.

“I started thinking ‘what does Lucy see now?’ Physically it’s not all there. There are vast amounts missing. That’s very hard to get your head around.”

“I saw my mouth opening and thought ‘wow, that’s amazing, I’ve got my mouth back.’ I shut my eyes and thought ‘great, I can eat whenever I want’ but then I thought of noodles. I love noodles but I can’t twist a fork around for noodles because I haven’t got a hand. I felt so deflated by that one notion of not being able to eat noodles properly.

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And though nervous about people’s reactions to his new face, he is looking forward to showing off the impressive surgery to the outside world and sending a positive message to others with facial disfigurements.

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“I am sure everyone who knows me will see me.

“Everyone who doesn’t know me will just think ‘thank goodness that isn’t me’ so I guess in a roundabout way I can help others.”

It is that positivity Alex clings onto, as he sets his sights on being able to walk hand inhand with Lucy and Sam down Stockbridge High Street as if nothing has happened.

“This whole process has made me see what I’ve got which is just so amazing.

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“I would be lying if I say I have moved on,” Dhoni was quoted as saying by PTI at the jersey launch of his new team, the Rising Pune Supergiants. “That is the special part of being a human being. There has got to be an emotional connect after eight years (with CSK). After eight years of IPL, it feels very different to play for any other team.

“All of a sudden if you want me to say that I am very excited to play for a new team, don’t give credit to CSK and the fans for the love and affection they have given us, it will be wrong. But as a professional, I would like to thank the Pune team for taking me. Of course there will be added responsibility as captain but as a professional we are supposed to do the job with more than 100% commitment. And that is what we will try to do.”

The one relationship he is happy to continue from his days with the Super Kings, though, is his working partnership with Stephen Fleming, who was named head coach last month. “The life becomes slightly easy with him around. We know each other for long time,” he said. “He is a fantastic coach. His management skills are very good. What I really like is that he is calm like me. It is good to have him and hopefully it will work for us.”

Dhoni said while he would miss playing alongside his core group of players like Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja and Brendon McCullum at Pune, the two new teams had to put that behind them and quickly get into their groove with the new set of players to negate the settled advantage the six existing franchises possess.

“There are a lot of players we will miss,” he said. “We were together for eight years, our core group was the same. We were so consistent and our strength was that we played as a team. We have taken some former CSK players but then at the auction, the two new teams were expected to do most of the buying. If you look at the six other franchisees, they have a settled lot. Therefore, the pressure will be on the new franchise.”

As the questions drifted towards a few of his own personnel, Dhoni said every player in the setup will be given a role, even as he deflected suggestions over having difficulties in managing a player like Kevin Pietersen. “Every player will have a role in the team. There is a basic way every cricketer plays,” he said. “KP is fantastic, somebody who is aggressive and expressive on the field. Not only has that, he like other seniors, had an added responsibility to groom the youngsters.”

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It’s honest comments like these from Dhoni which make him respect all the very more time and time again. More than Pune or Chennai or any other city, I am eager to see what Dhoni will do this time to Indian team’s contribution. Look what Ashish Nehra has become. He has once again become a regular atleast in the T20 formats after being with CSK (and he has been a good pick so far). I wish Dhoni’s energy and fighting attitude rubs on to RP Singh this time in Pune and we can hope to see him also in the Indian team. Remember, RP can be one of the best left armers when in full flow. All the best Dhoni

Truth has been spoken. CSK It was not just a team. It was a family including CSK’s fans. How well CSK played and made their fans proud. Dhoni Raina partnerships and celebrations, Bravo’s dance in Yellow jersey, seeing CSK always in the top 4, the theme songs, whistle podu titles are going to be missed certainly. How well the team was groomed and bought up as a greatest force in IPL. All hard work in maintaining the core players has been spoiled by some dirty people. The wrong doings of few people have hurt its management, team and its fan. Not just CSK. RR too. Will miss CSK family. Im in tears 🙁

Feels like am being ripped apart thinking of Dhoni wears a different jersey in this IPL. Nevertheless my support will always be with Dhoni which ever team he plays and for the other CSK players if they dont play against Dhoni and his team.

This is precarious position for a CSK fan to be in. 5 of our top 7 are with Gujarat. Only MSD and Faf are with Pune. If i like CSK for the winning combination, I should naturally go for Gujarat. But this man is something out of the sentiments. He defines CSK. He created and lived with the team. He s not just captain but the brand himself. I would support Pune just because MSD is the captain of the team. The only thing I would hate is, seeing Ashwin and MSD in non yellow jersey. God that would hurt. Pretty sure I would shed tears when I see them on TV. Same for the CSK guys over Gujarat as well.

IND over the years has produced many a great cricketer with Gavaskar,Kapil,Sachin,Dravid,Laxman, Yuvraj, Dhoni being super 7. IND’s great successes big world title wins over last 5 decades have been during 1979 86 (Gavaskar /Kapil as captain) 2007 onwards (MSD as captain). MSD has led teams that have beaten superior teams in all formats far more than any other captain. But for missed opportunities of test series wins in SA/NZ/ENG/AUS due to batting/fielding errors the overseas test series wins ensemble would have been complete. By his performances as player captain, MSD has leapfrogged as the best ever captain in all forms of world cricket in last 50 years. During last 3 yrs IND has won 12 test matches with top 2 match contributions in batting by Pujara(6),Vijay(5),Rohit(4),Rahane(3),Dhawan(2),Kohli(2),Dhoni(1),Ashwin(1) in bowling by Ashwin(11), Jadeja(8), Ishant(2) others(3). Players who have made outstanding contributions in test ODI wins have played for CSK as well. wow! great cricketing knowledge yaar. Do you know any of CSK players before first IPL?? except MS.

Dhoni the selfish cricketer, Dhoni the unsung villain of Indian cricket. Yes Dhoni is selfish. How selfish he is, he preferred to stay with the team during his first baby birth. How selfish he is, could have easily announced the retirement from test cricket before the match and could have had a grand farewell. How selfish he is, always stands at the corner when other mates are posing for a pic after winning a trophy, stands front and takes the blame if team loses. How selfish he is, always sends the top performers for press conferences after a win, he comes when there was a loss. How selfish he is, always backs his players when they are struggling for form. Vijay, nobody. Ashwin, nobody. The only star purchase they made was that of Dhoni himself. Even their overseas players: Faf was nobody, Bravo was an OK all rounder. Heck,
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Nehra who made a comeback now, people laughed at us when we bought him. Dhoni is a far greater captain than Ganguly ever was. Ganguly had Kumble and Harbhajan and couldn’t defeat the Australians at home; in fact, he chickened out of the Nagpur Test. Dhoni has a 10 0 record against Australians at home. And away, they both won only 4 Tests. Limited overs, again, Dhoni is about 100x the captain Ganguly ever was.

No matter how much I like Dhoni, this is a fact that he got more than an undue advantage at CSK. CSK always had the best players and it appeared that they were very well aware of the sequence (or maybe they decided/influenced the sequence). They played very shrewd and got the best players at best prices. So while I do think Dhoni is the best captain India has had after Ganguly, I would not say that he was primarily responsible for the CSK dominance in the IPL. This time round though, he will have a fair fight in his hands. This team will not get such privileges as the CSK. It has had to bid fairly and will now have to win solely on merit of its players and the coaches.

This is why I believe the IPL needs to take a leaf out of other well established pro leagues in sport such as the NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL, EPL, Bundesliga, La Liga etc. When some officials from a team commit acts of fraud, fixing etc, that said individual(s) need to be penalized, NOT the entire team/franchise. It simply doesn’t make sense. It only complicates the matter furthermore. Now after 2 years, we all know RR and CSK will be back. So what happens then ? Will those teams get back all their former players ? Cause that’s only fair. I simply cannot stand another fresh auction. That’s just too green and immature in my opinion. Besides, MSD is a household name for every CSK fan. I can understand where he’s coming from.

I cannot afford to underestimate any team that MSD is leading. Over the years he is proved to be a great captain. He gave Joginder final over to win World T20. CSK played as a team and most of them grew up to play for India. Pawan Negi the highest paid uncapped player this year was a part of CSK! Ashish Nehra was a part of CSK who came back strongly into the Indian team now!

They have great team. Steve Smith, Faf Du Plessis, Kevin Pieterson, Ishant Sharma, Irfan Pathan, Ashwin, Dhoni, M. Marsh, Rahane, Rajat Bhatia. I will not be surprised if Dhoni can even tap the best out of Adam Zampa who seem to have a cool head as a bowler.

Doesn’t make any sense to me that the Chennai fans are being penalised for wrong doings of a few. Would have made a lot more sense to penalise the CSK owners by getting them to force sell completely (100% of their stake to a real 3rd party) and continue with the CSK franchise under new ownership, with the same team. The people of Chennai are an emotional lot you can see that by the way they worship their cinema stars, and they did the same with their IPL team. They took it to heart. All that faith, emotional attachment, affinity, killed. Dhoni at least has the guts to admit that it won’t feel the same playing for a new franchise in such circumstances.

Doesn’t make any sense to me that the Chennai fans are being penalised for wrong doings of a few. Would have made a lot more sense to penalise the CSK owners by getting them to force sell completely (100% of their stake to a real 3rd party) and continue with the CSK franchise under new ownership, with the same team. The people of Chennai are an emotional lot you can see that by the way they worship their cinema stars, and they did the same with their IPL team. They took it to heart. All that faith, emotional attachment, affinity, killed. Dhoni at least has the guts to admit that it won’t feel the same playing for a new franchise in such circumstances.

I cannot afford to underestimate any team that MSD is leading. Over the years he is proved to be a great captain. He gave Joginder final over to win World T20. CSK played as a team and most of them grew up to play for India. Pawan Negi the highest paid uncapped player this year was a part of CSK! Ashish Nehra was a part of CSK who came back strongly into the Indian team now!

They have great team. Steve Smith, Faf Du Plessis, Kevin Pieterson, Ishant Sharma, Irfan Pathan, Ashwin, Dhoni, M. Marsh, Rahane, Rajat Bhatia. I will not be surprised if Dhoni can even tap the best out of Adam Zampa who seem to have a cool head as a bowler.

This is why I believe the IPL needs to take a leaf out of other well established pro leagues in sport such as the NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL, EPL, Bundesliga, La Liga etc. When some officials from a team commit acts of fraud, fixing etc, that said individual(s) need to be penalized, NOT the entire team/franchise. It simply doesn’t make sense. It only complicates the matter furthermore. Now after 2 years, we all know RR and CSK will be back. So what happens then ? Will those teams get back all their former players ? Cause that’s only fair. I simply cannot stand another fresh auction. That’s just too green and immature in my opinion. Besides,
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MSD is a household name for every CSK fan. I can understand where he’s coming from.