The Approach Of Spring Means Bugs Are On Their Way

I've written before about my tiny nemesis -- the lowly mosquito -- but the rapid approach of Spring is actually more relevant to other kinds of bugs. Mosquitoes are more of a Summer/Autumn kind of pest (although I wouldn't put it past one of them to zap me in the dead of Winter). Whether you … Continue reading The Approach Of Spring Means Bugs Are On Their Way

Workin’ Hard – The Delta Rhythm Boys

To paraphrase one of James Brown's best-known descriptions, you could make a good case that the Delta Rhythm Boys were 'the hardest working close-rhythm singing group in show business'. Of course, there have been many combos that could make the same claim, but it would be difficult to top the longevity, versatility, and wide range … Continue reading Workin’ Hard – The Delta Rhythm Boys

Dem Bones Are Still Hangin’ Around

The title of a news article from the Indonesian island of Bali triggered my musical memories recently. The story is all about how the efforts of bone smugglers have been foiled for the second time in as many weeks. It seems that there is a lot of money to be made on ancient artifacts -- … Continue reading Dem Bones Are Still Hangin’ Around