Posted on December 25, 2013 at 6:00am
I wandered again through my home in the mountain
Where in youth's early dawn I was happy and free.
I look for my friends, but I never could find 'em.
I found they were all rank strangers to me.
-"Rank Stranger" (traditional)
There's an element of home woven into traditional folk and country music. Celebrations of family and home, laments for homes left far behind (across the sea or across the years), gospels of our…Continue
Posted on October 20, 2013 at 2:00pm
Who says you can't go home again?
It's been almost a decade since I had the pleasure of dining at Avogadro's Number in Old Town, Fort Collins. But when I walked back in the door the other night it was just like yesterday. Local free "newspapers" still line the wall. The staff behind the counter are still friendly and appropriately counter-cultural. And the burgers are still to…Continue
Posted on February 10, 2013 at 12:30pm
Authenticity is not necessarily the sole province of the author. Rather it seems writers/composers/ architects/painters perform most spectacularly in the theater of the imagination—the farther they stretch, the higher they soar. Yet I remain fixated on the authenticity of the singer-songwriter, the original artist delivering the original performance in the original…Continue
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