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Monthly Archives: May 2019
A couple of days ago, Jeff “Flesh Hammer” Walls of the Woggles died of pulmonary hypertension. Readers of this blog are well aware of my fondness for the Woggles, but prior to his stint in that group, Walls played guitar … Continue reading
Once again, we remember. For Sgt. James Michial Moore, USA, KIA, Vietnam, and those before and after. Archibald MacLeish was an ambulance driver and artilleryman in World War I, and his brother, a naval aviator, was killed in 1918. This poem appeared … Continue reading
We’re having our first brutally hot spell of the year, with the highs on the verge of cracking the three-digit mark and skies the approximate color of a swimming pool liner. This is expected to continue at least until late … Continue reading
I’ve mentioned before that small town life in a largely rural state means occasional encounters with Nature’s Rich Pageant, from the occasional groups of deer that wander into my yard from a nearby stand of woods to the birds that … Continue reading
“Let whoever can win glory before death. When a warrior is gone, that will be his best and only bulwark.” — Beowulf (tr. Seamus Heaney), 1397-9. Wish you were here, Dad. But I’m giving you one of the few gifts … Continue reading
So I’ve had lunch, and in a little while I need to make a grocery run and perhaps get a walk in. But meanwhile… *** Things didn’t go as I would have hoped at the old ball yard on Friday, … Continue reading
I’ll be spending a large chunk of this afternoon and evening at Mondoville’s baseball stadium, as we’re hosting a regional round of the NCAA Division II baseball tournament — the first time that has happened in the college’s history. It’s … Continue reading