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Remnants – Part 7

When I was a boy growing up in the suburbs of St. louis, Mo., we always had a family of cardinals living in our back yard. Mom always said it was good luck every time we saw one perched in the lilac bushes. They were the family bird, so to speak. Also, as a family, […]

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Remnants – Part 6

Once again, back in my 20s, I wrote a song that musically and lyrically stuck with me for decades. Originally written as a kind of folk song, it is one of the few that lyrically seemed to me now to be far beyond my age then in content and required not the change of a […]