2020: What else ya got?

I was supposed to be in Italy last summer, not living Death in Venice. Besides travel, remodeling my kitchen ranked high on my list of priorities for a year that looked in January like a culmination. Now, although I’m lucky enough to have kept the nest egg I’d saved for the job, I can sayContinue reading “2020: What else ya got?”

We drank a toast to innocence: Best New Year’s Eve songs

Have you heard Dan Fogelberg lately? The spaciest, weirdest adult contemporary pablum recorded in the early eighties? 1981’s The Innocent Age produced three consecutive top tens, including the one I listed below as a mood breaker. That’s what I sought in this would-be playlist, not confined to baldly stated New Year’s Eve/Day classics. I wantContinue reading “We drank a toast to innocence: Best New Year’s Eve songs”