Dad’s night reunion 2010

Back in the early 90’s when our first children were born, church friends Harold, Kevin and myself started a weekly dad’s night to get together and talk parenting, look after the kids, and even drink a little beer.   Little did we know that we were modeling a classic “play group” which was more commonly held … Continue reading “Dad’s night reunion 2010”

Critical listening to old songs: Kind of Blue

Yesterday 8/17 was the 50th anniversary of the release of Miles Davis’ breakout LP “Kind of Blue”.  I never heard this album until just a few years ago (thanks Harold) and I liked it quite a bit.   However, on this anniversary Fred Kaplan wrote on Slate.com about why this album was so great and (dare … Continue reading “Critical listening to old songs: Kind of Blue”