Sometimes Simple Memories Are The Best

My last surviving uncle passed away yesterday. An easy-going, down to earth guy, he enjoyed a long life as a proud family man. He was also a World War II Navy veteran who'd served in the South Pacific, and a skilled woodworker. Among his many interests were outdoor activities and all things Western, and I … Continue reading Sometimes Simple Memories Are The Best

The Perseverence Of Irene Daye

One of the things I’ve learned during six years of doing this is that even performers who don’t reach big stardom can still have fascinating life stories. A good example is big-band songbird Irene Daye, who was never a huge name but still managed to be the solo vocalist on one of the biggest hits of … Continue reading The Perseverence Of Irene Daye