JOHNNY CASH AND NINE INCH NAILS – RICH PASCHALL

Covering Hurt, by Rich Paschall You probably know what it means to "cover" a song. That's when one artist records, or "covers," the work of another artist. Sometimes the later version becomes a bigger hit than the original.  Such was the case when white artists were "Covering R&B Music" and getting all of the radio … Continue reading JOHNNY CASH AND NINE INCH NAILS – RICH PASCHALL

IS LISTENING TO AUDIOBOOKS THE SAME AS READING? – Marilyn Armstrong

Responding to: Open Book Blog Hop – Are audiobooks considered reading? I got addicted to audiobooks while I was commuting to work. There were periods when I was driving as much as 5 hours a day -- just to get back and forth to work. Living in Massachusetts, even when the distances aren't huge, the traffic … Continue reading IS LISTENING TO AUDIOBOOKS THE SAME AS READING? – Marilyn Armstrong

CLASS OF ’69 – BY ELLIN CURLEY

Going to a 50th High School Reunion can be an exciting prospect – if it’s yours. I recently went to my husband, Tom’s 50th Reunion in Schenectady, New York, and, to be honest, I wasn’t really looking forward to it. I’m shy in big groups and pictured myself following Tom around and having nothing to … Continue reading CLASS OF ’69 – BY ELLIN CURLEY

BRAIN SNOBS – Marilyn Armstrong

It isn't just culture that divides us into classes. What we watch on television, see in the movies, and read also puts us into a category, often unfairly by people who don't "get" why we like what we like. I read a post about how dreadful -- yet gripping -- romance novels can be. The not-so-subtle insinuation is that … Continue reading BRAIN SNOBS – Marilyn Armstrong