4:00 PM Jul 28, 2015
One of my goals is to capture my music in digital format for my daughters and grandson. It turns out to be a major task. I have a lot of music.
4:00 PM Jul 21, 2015
This is the 400th column I’ve written on these pages. That’s almost eight years of weekly notes from the Southwest corner.
3:05 PM Jul 14, 2015
After six months of pretty frenetic travel, my wife and I are back in the Southwest corner for what could be as much as three months.
3:00 PM Jul 14, 2015
After six months of pretty frenetic travel, my wife and I are back in the Southwest corner for what could be as much as three months.
6:00 PM Jul 7, 2015
SONOMA, Calif. - As I write this column, I am in California wine country for the Independence Day parade on the Sonoma plaza Saturday.
4:00 PM Jun 30, 2015
By the time this column is available to readers, news of Leonard Bradley, Jr. passing away will have been published here.
3:00 PM Jun 23, 2015
As I write this, Maureen and I are with my brother Joe and his wife, the novelist Carla Neggers in Tuosist, Cork County, Ireland.
5:00 PM Jun 16, 2015
It came in the mail a week ago. It was rather innocuous, a standard 10x12 padded yellow envelope, sent by UPS. I thought it must be another cooking or sewing book Maureen ordered on the Internet or perhaps one of her friends sent a thoughtful gift.
4:00 PM Jun 9, 2015
Somewhere past “the second star to the right, and straight on till morning,” there once was a real “Neverland.”
6:00 PM Jun 2, 2015
My wife asked me to shine her ankle boots because they had a scuff on the right toe.
6:00 PM May 26, 2015
Often, I go into the weekend mulling over possibilities for this column and come up empty until the last moments before deadline.
6:00 PM May 19, 2015
As I begin this column, I wish I were home but then recall Brenda Callis’ words on a trip to the Southwest corner several years ago.
6:00 PM May 12, 2015
In a note to Andrew Maraniss, the author of “Strong Inside,” I wrote I could write about my contemplations about his book for a long time.
6:00 PM May 5, 2015
After last week’s column, I foolishly thought ensuing columns on the topic would come easy.
6:00 PM Apr 28, 2015
In several recent columns, I have mentioned working on a “serious” column or columns.
6:00 PM Apr 21, 2015
I have been working on a “serious” column for two months.
6:00 PM Apr 14, 2015
I found out this weekend having my wife absent can be difficult for me.