Anders Osborne performing at River City Roots Festival in Missoula, MT August 26, 2017

Anders Osborne at River City Roots Festival 2017

Photos of Anders Osborne and his bandmates Eric McFadden and Carl Dufresne from River City Roots Festival 2017 in Missoula, MT

Old Hill Burying Ground in Concord, MA

Photoblog: New England Graveyards

I have a special love for graveyards. Like libraries, I find them peaceful, contemplative, and rich in story.

Headstone of John Jack, freed slave. Old Hill Burying Ground, Concord, MA

From the grave of a freed slave

There can be no going back. Glorifying and romanticizing America's racist past will never Make America Great Again.

Sculpture and (reproduction) cabin at Walden Pond, Concord, MA August 2017

Walden Pond

Last week, I spent a day at Walden Pond looking for insight into my world by looking for Henry David Thoreau's.

A Winter scene in Western Montana

Interview with Writer Gary Ferguson

Gary Ferguson is a prolific Montana writer who has a new book titled Land on Fire: The New Reality of Wildfire in the West. I recently reviewed the book and interviewed Gary for

Gus relaxing on the sofa back

Ali Baba’s Cave

Ali Baba's cave: an inventory of the items my cat Gus Gus has hidden under the sofa.

2017 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

I had the good fortune to spend a week in the beautiful and vibrant city of New Orleans recently and attended the second week of the 2017 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

Chuck Berry

Meeting Chuck Berry

One day, in 1987, I met Chuck Berry.