Tag Archives: Baltimore–backed-up toilet of a town

The Competitor

Came home from band practice Tuesday night, all excited.  Our drummer couldn’t make it; so rather than slave over the ‘originals’ we worked up some covers.  I got to sing one; if I’d figured out my guitar solo better at … Continue reading

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Disappointing Trading Cards

My daughter and I spent the day together.  I asked her where she wanted to go after dance this morning, and she said “The museum with the PEZ dispensers.”  Meaning the Geppi Entertainment Museum.  The highlight (for my daughter) was … Continue reading

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The Weird Orioles Season That Just Happened; Sports Dad

Well, that was a strange baseball season for Orioles fans.  Which I nominally am. I’m pretty sure I quit caring about them when they ran Eddie Murray out of town.  They went from first to third between 1983 to 1984 and … Continue reading

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Rockie Bee, Occasional Man of MUUUUUUUUUSIC!

I’ve been meaning to write for months, but I’ve been busy.  Stupid busy since mid-June. In mid-June, I played a solo gig at an outdoor festival.  My son had just had his tonsils taken out and came home with the … Continue reading

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Points of Origin; the Wind That Shakes The Stars

So this Wednesday, I’m going to see my old bandmate, Dan Sartain, at the Black Cat in Warshington, D.C.  I even bought a ticket thru the compooper roughly a month ago.  Hey, I’m married with kids.  There’s none of this, … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts Inspired By Doc Watson

So Doc Watson passed the other day.  I don’t recall ever seeing him on television (and I used to watch Studio 330 Sessions fairly regularly when we first got cable), or hearing him all that much on the radio (and … Continue reading

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The Search Is Over

The Alabama State Fairgrounds in Five West.  Lord knows I love ’em.  First, of course, is because that’s where the Batmobile of Birmingham was displayed when I lived down there.  Second is the flea market, where you could get massive … Continue reading

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