Farewell to the Loop

It’s now the last hour of WLUP’s existence as a radio station, at least as I’ve always known it. It’s changing formats at midnight tonight, and it will apparently continue on at a different frequency and on the internet. So that’s something, I guess. Listening to “Stairway to Heaven” for the final time on 97.9Continue reading “Farewell to the Loop”

All we are is dust in the wind

One of the coolest and most unanticipated things about writing this blog is the sense of engagement it offers with the things that I’ve written about. And this is most evident with songs that I’ve heard, or seen videos for, all my life. I once wrote about the alternate lyrics for Steve Miller’s “Jet Airliner“,Continue reading “All we are is dust in the wind”

Freebird!

Tonight, to celebrate my daughter’s birthday, my family and I went out to a supper club-type of a restaurant. It’s the kind of a place where, leaving the servers and waitstaff aside, my presence in the place brought the average age down considerably. But they wouldn’t still be in business if the food wasn’t good,Continue reading “Freebird!”