You Never Can Tell -- From The Underground Hour to Pop School

As many of you know, because of the uncertain school situation this year, we have been homeschooling the grand kids. I'm the history teacher at "Pop School," three mornings a week. Recently, we've been studying The French and Indian War…

AIN'T THERE A MAN IN THE HOUSE?

A few years ago a Nashville critic had this to say about Men in the House: “it's just a little childish from the woman's perspective since you're basically calling all the men in the place boys.”  Obviously, she never met…

OLD SCHOOL AMERICAN FUNK

There is a tradition in the religions and literature of the West known as katabasis.  It’s from the Greek words for “down” and “go,” and it involves the hero of the story descending into hell.  Odysseus consults his dead…

I JUST WANT TO RIDE IN A DELAHAYE 135

Time between the glory days and the golden years 

She did the work of twenty able men 

Sent Tommy off to school to be an engineer and 

Sarah went to try out all the sins 

She took to taking tea

WHAT KIND OF MUSIC IS THAT?

Recently some neighborhood friends who had heard we were doing this “music thing” asked me, “What kind of music is it?”  I’m embarrassed to say I didn’t have an “elevator speech”* ready.  I fished around, but the best I could…

KAREN AND I ARE NOT DIVORCED!

I just wanted to assure all of you who have listened to' Pick Your Poison' that Karen and I are not divorced, and that I have not had a blind date since the week before I met her in…

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2021