Remembering My New Orleans, Again

As I’m sure you have heard by now, this week marks the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. And, as I’m sure you remember, August 29, 2005, was an awfully stormy Monday, a supernatural event that has given rise to more than a few superlatives over the years. From the sounds of things, there will be… Continue reading Remembering My New Orleans, Again

In a Patriotic Mood

Last Friday, I once again attempted to solve the annual dilemma: what’s the right American music to play on the 4th? And, again this year, much to the appreciation of my house guests, I’m sure, I kept my copy of “The Best of Sousa” on the shelf. But I did pull out a live recording of the Preservation… Continue reading In a Patriotic Mood