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Month: April 2016

Losing an icon, suddenly you feel different

Terrance May, a musician who goes by the name May Millions, appears at a makeshift memorial for singer Prince outside the dance venue First Avenue in Minneapolis. Associated Press photo.
Terrance May, a musician who goes by the name May Millions, appears at a makeshift memorial for singer Prince outside the dance venue First Avenue in Minneapolis. Associated Press photo.

You may be feeling what Prince and other baby boomers experienced when John Lennon was killed in December 1980, and what John, the other Beatles and other post-WWII babies felt when Elvis suddenly died in the summer of 1977. Michael Jackson. Next month it will have been seven years.

Losing an icon of your generation; suddenly you feel different. Older, I guess. Continue reading Losing an icon, suddenly you feel different

Wind, snake, cattle and desert fauna. Saturday cerebrations

On a Spring Saturday morning with April weather looking more like April weather-partly cloudy, tumultuously windy (it was in the eighties during the week), I threw on the Obama sweatshirt (early enough in the morning so as not to agitate my Republican neighbors) leashed up the dogs, and began a walk around the farms and ranches. Continue reading Wind, snake, cattle and desert fauna. Saturday cerebrations