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Third time lucky, even for Leonard Cohen

March 30, 2013

The Louisville Palace
Louisville, Kentucky

After a beautiful show so far, Leonard Cohen starts ‘Closing time’, but right after starting the song he gets the lyrics wrong. 80 more words

Leonard Cohen


“We’re sold out. Our waitlist is full.”

We ponder the meaning of a “sold-out” restaurant as we hurry through the cold to our second choice for end-of-season oysters, only to find ourselves back out on the brick almost as soon as we’d shoved a path to the hostess stand. 259 more words

Four Decades of Tom Waits

Tom Waits will be 74 years old in 2023. Fortunately, his voice will still be shot, which means he’ll still be able to make music. If he releases an album, he’ll have done so in five different decades, a remarkable feat for a musician who isn’t viewed as a commercial success. 221 more words


Closing Time

The clock will tell you

That you sink as the sun sets

Breathe in the water

Dawn Serene | ©


Closing Time by Joseph Heller

I fear I may have lost my reading mojo…I wanted to love this Catch 22 sequel, but am so sorry to report that I did not.   266 more words