Category Archives: Events

The Sixty Second Pitch

Last week I attended a Pitchapalooza event at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington. I had no idea what to expect. According to the website, the event would feature The Book Doctors, married couple Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry, who are … Continue reading

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Long way from Butcher Holler

A couple of years ago I saw Grace Potter at the 9:30 Club. Loretta Lynn had played the early show that night, and Grace played the late one. During her set she thanked Loretta, who was no doubt already fast … Continue reading

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Cyndi Lauper presents —

To conclude the formal program at HRC’s National Dinner, Cyndi Lauper gave a mini-concert. She started with Time After Time. It was a moving moment, so I recorded it. The hands of a woman at the table next to me were … Continue reading

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The party before the party

I’ve apologized before, so no more of that. But. Perhaps I should start focusing on pictures and videos rather than words. A friend of mine and I once considered buying the domain name http://www.morefamousthanyou.com. Based on a quick URL search, … Continue reading

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You may notice a few things

One thing that I notice is that time seems to go by faster when you have a blog that you don’t update.  Last update October 24, 2010.  WOW!  That seems like yesterday!  If feelings of guilt make life go by … Continue reading

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It Is People

While I was on vacation with Randa back in August we celebrated her birthday a bit early, and announced what we were up to in a random Facebook status update, which received a good number of comments asking whether or … Continue reading

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Memories of the 4th

I hope y’all had a good 4th.  We did.  We spent it with wonderful friends who invited us to go with them to the Palisades Parade.  You can see more photos here.  It was a festive neighborhood event; I had … Continue reading

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