Tag Archives: Darrell Elmer Rodgers

Almost Ready for the TFF

Me and the band have been practicing. We surprised ourselves with how quickly we got back into groove.  Of course, we’ve been playing together for 10 years, but since I moved to New Mexico, we rarely team up. Michael Parker … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day, once again, a new song

Yes, I have a new song for my Bride.  This year’s song is explicitly interracial!  Yes indeed, and it’s the first one I’ve ever written in that light.  This is a celebration of a love that might have never happened … Continue reading

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Happy 2018! (it’s a bidding)

It’s NOT an assessment – way too early for that. But it IS a bidding. I’m wishing you all a very happy and healthy 2018.  Of course, with the state of world affairs right now, our collective health may be … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Joys

IF we could wipe away the genocidal history of the American Thanksgiving, it would be the perfect holiday for me. Imagine that the atrocities heaped upon the indigenous people of this land were not associated with it’s origin. Imagine if … Continue reading

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Virginia Vacation & Reunion

We just returned from 10 days in Virginia where I took my Bride to see Colonial Williamsburg, and Jamestown, two historic places she had never seen.  We walked ourselves half to death (which doesn’t take long in our condition) but … Continue reading

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Slippin’ into the “Third World”

Before hurricane Harvey hit Houston, I was commiserating about the decline of America’s work ethic and the rise of isolationism in our attitudes. Violence I saw (in Charlottesville and San Francisco) conjured up images of bloody revolutions we have seen … Continue reading

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Boy! I needed that!

Believe it or not, I’m talking about a family reunion.  I know some of you would rather take a hot poker in your eye than attend a family reunion, and I kind of feel like that about air travel these … Continue reading

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