In a brief ceremony held under cold rain, the loyal hen Goldie, recently removed from the chest freezer where she lay wrapped in a feed bag since her death in winter, was buried per daughter’s request beneath a flowering plum tree overlooking the valley. Last of our first flock.
By chance Twitter exchange, I just discovered an error in Coop: The show in Milton Keynes Bowl was in 1986, not 1984. Here’s the proof. Simple Minds, The Waterboys, Lloyd Cole and the Commotions, Big Audio Dynamite, and Doctor & the Medics. I believe it was only the second rock concert I ever attended. The first…View post
In the ongoing “nonhumans with books” series, I present a chicken reading Coop: Found it in a year-old Facebook message which I unfortunately archived before identifying the sender…so a general thank you to the unknown photog.
Janke Book Store in Wausau is one of the many indies to whom I owe my career. They are also Wisconsin’s oldest bookstore…and I am growing old with them. Thank you to Jane for the photos, one from 2003 and one from 2013.