This was originally recorded for BookStock.com but I couldn’t get the upload to work, so I’ll share my gratitude for indie bookstores here, then encourage you to check out BookStock, where a whole bunch of musicians are working overtime to help out their favorite hand-sellers. NOTE: Since I began posting the “From the Little Writing…View post
Once drove three hours through a thunderstorm so bad I sometimes couldn’t see past the hood just to see Eric Taylor, whose songs so deeply influenced my writing. Got to the venue only to find I left my wallet, all IDs at home. Offered to give bartender my car registration if he’d let me in.…View post
Whether it’s Grammy-powered or volunteer powered, so much work is done by so many people before that curtain splits. Thank you all hands.
Moment of contemplation in a local restroom when I look up and see this. Had passed from memory. It was SO COLD that night. As my intro ended the velvet curtain swung open, releasing a giant block of cold air trapped backstage. It washed over the audience as the band launched into “Lump Sum,” and the…View post
Readers send me the neatest gifts. Have also been given maple syrup, raspberry preserves, a vintage plumb bob, the carburetor for a 1951 International pickup, and a box of 30-06 shells.