A short essay on my Father at 83.
Jan21

A short essay on my Father at 83.

My old man was born 83 years ago this month to a poor family in central Texas. This man was at war.  At war between the tangible, things that you could taste, smell, hear and touch.  Hard things like six penny nails, ten gallon buckets, bailing wire, guns.  Shiny things of value like coins, toy trains, scientific equipment, stamps and books.  On the other side, the conflicting side, was the ideals, the thoughts, the letters, the...

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Music Appreciation 2017
Jan18

Music Appreciation 2017

I am not one for New Years Resolutions per se. I have in the past made goals – send more hand written letters in the mail, give out more compliments, that type of thing, but I wanted to try something different for 2017…Music.  So I pitched the idea to C. Smith – we immerse ourselves in one artist per week. Into their lyrics, their melodies, their riffs, their genius, and C. was on board. We have a plan, now where to...

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