I start writing this blog on the anniversary of the March on Washington. I have a direct connection to this historic moment because my father, along with 250,000 of his closest friends, was on the National Mall 50 years ago. It was a seminal moment in his life, something he always spoke about with pride […]
Dear Governor, I know that the demands of your office make you one of the busiest people in Minnesota but the musical flagship of your state needs your help. Right now. And I need to tell you a story -
It’s the 12th of August. There has been no news out of the Minnesota Orchestra debacle for a couple of weeks, and I’m sure that both sides are hard at work under the watchful eye of George Mitchell with a last ditch effort to patch things back together. But at this point why bother?
Saying you have a dysfunctional family is about the most overused cliche there is (code for we don’t get along), however there is some truth to it when examining a vital part of our constituency and we have the power to change it……
I’m going to take a cue from today’s Tour de France stage – it’s time for the solo time trial.
I’m on vacation, which means I’ve been ignoring those faint twinges of guilt about not posting for a while. After all, if Drew would spend the proceeds from these blogs on the bloggers instead of the beautiful new website ….. oh wait, he’s taking a page from the Minnesota Orchestra. Never mind.
‘Twas a hundred years ago today, Sgt. Igor taught the world to play. OK, maybe I shouldn’t quite my day job.
“What if instead…” scenarios are always wishful thinking, at least until someone actually builds a fully functional TARDIS so that we can go back in time and change some small detail that leads to an alternate reality. But here’s mine.