Tag Archives: music

Less than a Month! Looking back…and going Home.

Less than a month between posts, that is. The looking back part is because I just saw a photo blog focused on the seventies.  I had two reactions as I looked at.  The first was that people who are young … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A Meditation on Autumn

Some people like Spring. I think Spring is OK—bare trees burst into green, lining fields and streets (if you’re fortunate enough to live in a city with trees, that is).  And of course, Spring is the traditional dating/mating and/or birth … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I Sing the Body Electric

In 1980, I saw the movie Fame with a friend of mine.  It was a rainy fall evening in downtown Minneapolis, somewhere in one of the huge old theaters on Hennepin Avenue.  My friend, a Romanian émigré I had met … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Fireflies.

When I was a kid growing up in Minnesota, Fireflies were a big thing for me.  On humid summer evenings it looked like some stars had come down to Earth. I see fewer and fewer of them as time passes; … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Ground Control to Major Tom

It’s highly, but not extremely, unlikely that I heard Space Oddity when it came out in 1969.  In 1969 I was so into space that I would have listened to anything that had the word “rocket” in or anywhere near … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Living in the Past

A few months ago, I mentioned a guy named Richard Thompson.  I was first introduced to Mr. Thompson through the purchase of an album called Fairport Chronicles, which chronicled (appropriately) the work of the band Fairport Convention. So I would … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

That’s Better

OK, things are a lot more Christmassy now. On Friday, we had a party with lots of people and lots of food and lots of small children who like to run around (those are the best kinds of Christmas parties). … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment