Tag Archives: History

A New Life

Today, my niece Khalia was born. She came into our world at a healthy nine pounds, five ounces. She is my brother’s first child, and my first niece or nephew. I’m surprised by how excited I am at the prospect of being an uncle. I love kids- babies and children and even teenagers. I like talking […]

The Times Have Stopped A Changin’

Bob Dylan won the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature.  That strikes me as a mistake.  I think of myself as a Dylan fan.  Blood On The Tracks and The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan are two of the great albums of the rock era.  I’ve seen Dylan in concert several times. So, it’s not that the Nobel […]