Monthly Archives: April 2011

In Memorium: Phoebe Snow

I learned today of the passing of this wonderful singer-songwriter.  She was not of the mold of pop stars in the ’60s/70s when she came to our attention with thoughtful lyrics and a voice that was simultaneously soft, passionate, mysterious … Continue reading

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Where are the Poets?

” I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness”, is where Allen Ginsberg begins.   The poem is ‘Howl.”  Read it if you haven’t.  Better yet, hear it.  It’s on YouTube.    It is history.   It is personal.  It … Continue reading

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Is It Spring Yet?

I live outside of Philadelphia. It is April. It is cold.  It’s not supposed to be this way. I am not happy. Yes, I know that weather is fickle, and the chances of snowy, cold and rainy days and sub-50-degree … Continue reading

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