Words and Music
Observations and opinions essayed in pursuit of a sensibly cultured life.
Friday, May 10, 2019
WHAT BECOMES APPARENT as you examine the exhibition, Like Sugar , is that the exhibition is all around us, all the time. What Skidmore Colle...
Monday, May 06, 2019
From the Tech Vault Dept. : Once upon a time, the saving grace of laptop computers (in the days when laptop computers required somewhat more...
Friday, May 03, 2019
Stranded on a Davenport
Guest Blogger Dept. : We deserve a visit from H. Allen Smith. He was a newspaperman in the 1920s, a Mark Twain devotee who won his own fame ...
Monday, April 29, 2019
Seriously Fortunate: The Armadillo
From the Food Vault Dept .: I tried to combine my longer trips with restaurant reviews back in the days when I took long trips and wrote res...
Friday, April 26, 2019
Regaining Your Roots
FOR BROTHERS DAVID AND DAN PODOLL, one of the solutions to the economic stresses of operating their North Dakota farm turned out to be heirl...
Monday, April 22, 2019
The Digital Decision
From the Tech Vault Dept. : There’s a rain barrel outside my house that has spawned a large sunfish, swimming within. I was going to blast i...
Friday, April 19, 2019
The Grand Mississippi Babes Mill
From the Record Shelf Dept .: All right, CD shelf, but even what sounds more up-to-date is charmingly antiquated. At any rate, here’s a look...
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