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.
I can write about autumnal leaves or the harvest of squash and pumpkins stacked down there in the shed or all our canned tomatoes, and I can write about art and song and literature, but also at the end of the day one of our little family businesses is me trying to sell things I…View post
Due to a tech glitch we weren’t able to link to Mike’s weekly Wisconsin State Journal “Roughneck Grace” column as we do most Mondays, so here it is. Mike’s previous columns are available in the books “From the Top” (on sale for $9.99) and “Roughneck Grace.” A LONER JOINS THE CROWD I am an inveterate…View post