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Fortune’s Wheel – 1911

Fortune’s Wheel – 1911

​The following is an excerpt from a biography of Jack Corbett tentatively titled Jack Corbett -- From the Grandstand. --- Having entrusted yourself to Fortune's dominion, you must conform to your mistress's ways. What, are you trying to halt the motion of her whirling...

Aunt Edith’s House

Aunt Edith’s House

The old woman we called Granny was my great grandmother, and Aunt Edith was her oldest child. Edith was born in Minnesota in 1894, probably near Lower Red Lake or Leech Lake. Granny's husband, Dr. George Davidson, was a physician with the Bureau of Indian Affairs and...

Granny

Granny

The old woman we called Granny was my mother’s mother’s mother, my mom’s grandmother and my great grandmother. Granny was born in Giles County, Tennessee, in 1872. She was 91 years old when I entered the first grade and died just five months shy of 100. She had white...

Six Songs for a Subjangley Sunday

Six Songs for a Subjangley Sunday

Music downloads now bring in less revenue than physical products, and CDs are all but dead... CDs are now worth less to the industry than every category of music distribution other than tiny ones like ringtones and music video downloads. -- Forbes, September 2020 The...

Wormbag – Ooo Baby Baby

Wormbag – Ooo Baby Baby

This feature first appeared in 2014. And I am going to keep reprinting it until someone recognizes the genius of Wormbag. --- I have seen post-grunge alt-folk country dream pop future and its name is Wormbag. Wormbag slammed into the Portland music scene in 2012. The...

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