The Conversation

"What do you do for a living?" the woman behind the counter asked, begging me to reply...

"What do you think I do for a living?"

Pause. "Well, I was thinking that you look like an author."


On lashings and action figures

I was just thinking this morning that it's a strange world where, in one part of it, a woman can be sentenced to a public lashing* for allowing her students to name a Teddy bear after a child in…

Third Street Coffeehouse

I played two songs at the open mic at the Third Street Coffeehouse in Roanoke (VA) last night for the second time, and had a great time.  Third Street is a completely granola place -- very supportive audience, and even…


Bandzoogle Rocks!

Well I'm impressed.  I've used web site builders in the past, and have been disappointed.  So far, this one really got it right.  I haven't yet bitten the bullet and actually paid for the thing (gasp!), but I'm on board…