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on the turntable: clapton/winwood

   There couldn’t be a better way to start the summer than with Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood. Their latest duo album, Live From Madison Square, exceeds everything I expected from the two rock legends. It’s 21 tunes that’ll take you all … Continue reading

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a diamond shines in charlotte

  A Diamond Shines in Charlotte.    It was a very bright night. We had great parking in uptown Charlotte, fantastic seats at the Time Warner Arena, and an incredibly entertaining show that I won’t soon forget: Neil Diamond, center-stage … Continue reading

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james taylor–a legend in his own right

As a delayed 50th birthday celebration/gift, my daughters took me out last night to see James Taylor in concert (Charlotte NC). I can’t remember just how many times I’ve seen JT in concert altogether ( as many as I could … Continue reading

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on the night table

RAINER MARIA RILKE New POEMS A Bilingual Edition Translated by Stephen Cohn Northwestern University Press, 1998     The Heart of the Rose Where is the outwardness to what lies here, within? Whose wound was ever dressed, bandaged in such fine linen? … Continue reading

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on the night table

100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century Edited by Mark Strand W. W. Norton & Company (June 27, 2005)

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Interview with Anne Rice

  See Jamie Arpin-Ricci’s interview with Anne Rice on A Living Alternative blog. It’s quite good.

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