I remember we were on a family trip a year or so ago when we stopped in Iowa so I could do this interview. I don’t remember what all we talked about or if I said anything dumb or awful but I did talk about how I got my big break in country music journalism.…View post
After last night’s Wisconsin Public Television show I woke up to a happy avalanche of emails, messages, and questions. Right now I gotta check out of a hotel in the city and drive three hours north to the where (I am not making this up) the roof is leaking and the snow plow truck battery…View post
Photo from a reader, with accompanying note: In the summer afternoons, you might find me sitting on the boat reading. It is usually one of your books. Thank you. Now, this past summer I forgot where (I like to say “lost”) your “Man Working” book. I found it on the boat after the “great rainstorm”…….Being…View post
Those two fissures are everything. Torpedo heater down there doin’ its thing. Fingers crossed. Snow tapering off and temps moderating for a couple days so there’s a shot.
Young family member calmly removes smoking pan from stove, carries it outside to porch…story really kinda tells itself.