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A Different Kind of “E” Book

Two great books for music lovers are just out. They both have an “E” related to the title. That’s where the similarities end. First up, Elvis Costello with Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink (Blue Rider Press). It’s 670 (yes, really) pages of Elvis, aka Declan

A Delicious “Cuppa” Southern Culture

So I stumbled across a Facebook post about Little Richard that linked to an amazing article about his storied career and current state (living in a hotel in Nashville?). But that article then led me further into its host site. Oxford American bills itself as

We Owe Paris

Did you know Samuel Morse was an accomplished painter before he developed the code that bears his name and changed telegraphy forever? Did you know Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., among many others, studied medicine in Paris and brought his knowledge home, to the great benefit

Would You Give This Guy a Ride?

In the annals of “long, strange trips” John Waters’ cross-country hitchhike ranks high.

Being Amazed Never Gets Old

I just finished reading, ‘The Wright Brothers’ by David McCullough. It is a terrific way to rekindle the awe that we should feel about being Americans. Every country throws off both good and bad, for however long history allows it to last, but some glow