How Can We Miss You…

Frank Sinatra died 18 years ago today. It’s like he never left. Really. Books, and re-releases, documentaries and tribute albums. Even Bob is in on the act.1YMMV Frank is everywhere, still. And that’s pretty great. I grew up listening to Sinatra. My dad loves him, and every Saturday night at martini time, we would listen to Sinatra […]

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A Walk Down the Garden Path

nos·tal·gia näˈstaljə,nəˈstaljə/ noun 1. a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations. Nostalgia is a great way to escape the present. And despite a few half-hearted attempts at addressing the latest episodes of state-sponsored violence and racial disparity, your Narrator finds that refuge irresistible […]

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My Favorite World #23

That happy little spot – complete with mini-library kiosk – is the Norton Arts Center in Hapeville, GA.1A close southern suburb of Atlanta, featured prominently in Gone With the Wind. I paid my second visit there on Saturday, this time as part of RoboCromp – Chamber Fusion for a New Millenium. RoboCromp has been active-even-while-dormant since 2004, with […]

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