Monthly Archives: April 2011

A Matter of Semantics: Country and Western Lyrics

I recently had occasion to take a short trip with a guitar-picker friend.  I think we were discussing cabbages and kings, or maybe the most recent football joke … when Ernest Tubb came on the old-time country music station we … Continue reading

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Heroes and Hawks

She told me this story some three weeks before she died. She was an advance person for National Public Television, on assignment on the Swiss-German border, in maybe the early ’80s, for a piece on the upper reaches of the Rhine River. … Continue reading

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Mississippi Writers … Then and Now

Lynne Bryant, my Mississippi writer friend from Columbus, is on book tour this week for her new, first, novel: Catfish Alley. She has already done Lamurie’s in Jackson and Square Books in Oxford. Today it is Hattiesburg, then Natchez on … Continue reading

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