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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Scotland The Sovereign

Back in 2008 while vacationing in Perth, Scotland, I attended a town hall dance with my buddy Denis Munro. Denis, an ex city planner, is Perth born and bred — you’d be hard pressed to find a more patriotic Scot. He’s an affable figure who can’t walk a block down the High Street without someone stopping him to […]

In Praise of Thomas Earl

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are an easily underestimated band. At 63 with a head of enhanced long blonde hair, Petty speaks in a southern drawl reminiscent of a teenaged gas station attendant mid bong-hit. He’s been relevant long enough for his concert crowds to resemble an Ikea gathering on a Sunday afternoon; ages range […]