I keep a close watch on this heart of mine
I keep my eyes wide open all the time
I keep the ends out for the tie that binds
Because you're mine, I walk the line
I Walk the Line , by Johnny Cash
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A little personal anecdote here, over two years I ...
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Happy Father’s Day jazz fans. This week I thought it would be fun to look at some Father-Son legacies in Jazz. But also, I think there is likely something significant about Fathers and Sons with ...
“The budget is up to the President and he didn’t do one,” is the answer I got on Friday when I called my House representative’s office to ask why the government was shut down.
Now I don’t ...
This diary is not about Congress, or the shutdown, or about politicians much at all. Rather, this is about the American people... the ones who, after all, sent a bunch of loons to Congress and put ...