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Non, rien de rien... Cheer up!

A few years back, we attended the wedding of our friends’ daughter, quite an enlightening experience as we were seated at a table with eight communists. 465 more words


Joni Mitchell, A Life in Song

Get ready to say goodbye to Joni Mitchell.

The esteemed singer-songwriter was recently hospitalized after being found unconscious at her Southern California home. She is a survivor of childhood polio, 60 years of smoking, 50 years of fame (she called it “a glamorous misunderstanding”) and Morgellon’s syndrome. 1,002 more words

“To be vulnerable is death itself, isn’t it?   I mean, the whole world is striving to be hip and cool and well-defended.  It makes music have a lot of posturing, and not much real human spirit.  

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Folkadelphia Radio #232 on WXPN (4/22/2015)

Folkadelphia Radio #232 aired on WXPN on April 22nd, 2015 from 22-23:00 and featured an in-studio performance from The Ballroom Thieves, which can be heard… 121 more words


100-Day Project 12-17

Born with the moon in Cancer
Choose her a name she will answer to
Call her green and the winters cannot fade her
Call her green for the children who’ve made her… 51 more words


30 Over 30: Amelia Earhart

In 1932, Amelia Earhart became the first woman ever to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She was awarded the National Geographic Society’s gold medal – by President Herbert Hoover – as well as the Distinguished Flying Cross from Congress, for her feat. 314 more words

30 Over 30