A Mother’s Wisdom

July 21, 2016

Hi – For about the last thirty days I have been raising funds so that I may complete the recording of my latest record “Kingdom of Summer“.  I have gotten a lot of support but unfortunately, it looks as though I will fall short. I will have to admit that for a short period of … Read More

Roast Beef, Well Done

July 15, 2016

Every Sunday throughout my childhood, my mother made roast beef. It was always well done. Well done. My mother was, by any standards, a great cook. Her pies were the envy of our neighbors. Her bread and biscuits were light, airy and addictive. Her mashed potatoes and gravy hit the high peaks of sacred succulence. But we … Read More

God Had a Plan

July 14, 2016

God Had a Plan (Audio) If you like what I do, please check out my latest project on Kickstarter. God’s Plan God had a plan Involving Man So he took a little sand A little water And with that clay He began to play And on the Sixth Day Became a Father Then our Lord … Read More

Berlin, 1942

July 12, 2016

On January 20, 1942, 15 high-ranking Nazi Party and German government officials gathered at a villa in the Berlin suburb of Wannsee to discuss and coordinate the implementation of what they called the “Final Solution of the Jewish Question.”   EVERYTHING SLIPPED FROM VIEW High on the Rhine where the officers dined The day was … Read More

The Night Cafe

July 7, 2016

The Night Cafe The Night Cafe Vincent Van Gogh What else to say? Where would words go? Le Cafe de Nuit (how bad my French is) It speaks to me (Christ I’m pretentious) It’s seventy kilometers It hangs at Yale It’s….oh God I’m not sure.. Words will fail Am I a critic? Here I stand … Read More

Lois Lane RIP

July 7, 2016

Noel Neill 1920-2016 Noel Neill played Lois, a reporter who wore pearls And pretended not to notice just who saved the world As a child, to be a journalist was her ironic plan Then her life took a turn and thus Iconic Man His entrance always casual straight after ascent His absence was fantastical, she … Read More

July 6

July 6, 2016

July 6 Have you seen the reviews for July the Sixth? Yays and boos. Decidedly mixed. John and Paul meet, the world is ecstatic But Anne Frank retreats up to the attic First Republican Party Convention They start perfecting the art of no dissension Richard the Third resorts to force In a few words, the … Read More

Three Little Pigs

July 5, 2016

I finished this song a few weeks ago and love singing it. I especially love singing it with Molly Watkins and Susan Dillard (who also really knows her way around a kazoo). You can watch us here, on Vimeo. Thanks to Tom Adams for the video. Until July 23, when my Kickstarter completes, I am posting new … Read More