dropspaghetti made me photoshop this.
My parents, who winter in Destin, FL, sent me an email recently with humorous photos of scenes of winter at it’s worst. These must be shared.
Photo: Pete Seeger's homemade banjo with inscription, “This machine surrounds hate and forces it to surrender.”
Pete Seeger is one of the most important figures in the history of American folk music. In the notes to the box set “Washington Square Memoirs,” musicologist Cary Ginell writes that, ”the image of Seeger, with his homemade long-neck five string banjo, is synonymous with folk music… Today, only Woody Guthrie equals his status as a folk music icon.” He believed songs were a way of binding people to a cause. Seeger died Monday at the age of 94.
Terry Gross spoke to the folk legend in 1985. Today we rebroadcast the interview in memory of him.
The climate movement is experiencing some growing pains.
The number of people engaged in social justice struggles with a climate-related dimension has grown substantially lately, and it’s understandable that there will be disagreements about how new organizations and campaigns relate to each…
October 27, 1991: Gene Larkin smashes the game-winning hit in game seven of the World Series that scored Dan Gladden in the 10th to give the Twins the Championship! Gladden is waved into home by Jack Morris who threw 10 scoreless innings for the Twins!
Best Game 7 and best World Series ever!
Excellent Letter in support of re-electing my friends Jim & Marie in Byram Township