June and Poets

Brian Doyle is dead. My heart aches to hear such news. Probably not as much as the hearts of his immediate family and those closest to him. Condolences and love to those he has left behind. Portland author Brian Doyle left the planet recently at age 60. I did not…

Evening of Jazz

Thanks for the emails and comments regarding my visit to Oprahland. Strangely, my research continues as my mother has sent me a subscription to O.  What have I gotten myself into? And while some members of the public may demand an mp3 of that audition, I am afraid your imagination…