Monthly Archives: September 2017

Mom and Me at Old Oriole Park (Indirectly)

I want everyone to know that I have been memorialized in what was once the ballpark in which my mom spent a great deal of time when she was a girl. Well, mentioned is perhaps a better word than memorialized, … Continue reading

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Life Magazine Loving the Lindy: August 23, 1943

Judging from the movies made during World War II, one would think that every service man and woman was an expert swing dancer, except, of course, for the goofy side-kick who was always stepping on the feet of the leading … Continue reading

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War Music About Hope and Home

Music plays an important role in The Secret of Their Midnight Tears and indeed, perhaps no other type of music is associated with a particular era more than swing is with World War II. The swing era, which had its … Continue reading

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Great Subject Equals Great Art Equals Great Gift

Everyone should have a hobby. It not only keeps you off the streets, it makes it easier for the rest of us to get you a gift. For example, you can always give a golfer a dozen more golf balls. … Continue reading

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