Tag Archives: History

Boomers and Millennials

For as long as there have been people, old people have said, “Kids today. . .” and young people have said, “Old people just don’t get it. . .” There have been jokes and stories and songs written about the phenomenon. Most of them treat it humorously, which seems about right. There have recently been […]

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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 […]