The Nostalgia Well Might Be Drying Up

Regular visitors to the GMC know that we're mostly about nostalgia and music, with an occasional shot of current events. But one of the situations that arise from something like this being around for so long (six years and a thousand+ posts) is that you start feeling like you're beginning to scrape the bottom of … Continue reading The Nostalgia Well Might Be Drying Up

It’s Never Too Late For A Hobby

HOBBY - [hob-ee] : an activity or interest pursued for pleasure or relaxation and not as a main occupation. I think we all know people who have had a tough time adjusting to retirement, and it seems to me that a lot of them have one thing in common. In their working life they seldom … Continue reading It’s Never Too Late For A Hobby

Tennessee Ernie And The Caravelles

As a young teenager with eclectic music tastes, one of my favorite records was Tennessee Ernie Ford's tribute to coal miners, "Sixteen Tons." Of course, I wasn't the only one who found a lot to like about that song -- after all, it rocketed to the top of both country and pop charts -- but … Continue reading Tennessee Ernie And The Caravelles