Tag Archives: Darrell Elmer Rodgers

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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Race Unity Day in Las Cruces

We spent Saturday setting up, hosting, and cleaning up a Pot Luck Picnic at Veterans’ Park here in Las Cruces. The purpose was to commemorate Race Unity Day, established in 1957 by the Baha’i Faith in the USA.  There was … Continue reading

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Folk Festival reflections

First off, I love my band mates. These two guys just make my songs come alive and I so enjoy performing with them.  While driving four hours to rehearse was a bit grueling, the fun of working out arrangements with … Continue reading

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Another GREAT festival in Tucson

I so enjoyed performing with my band-mates on Saturday!  We had a great time AND delivered a good set six of new songs, and one old one. Because the act before us finished a bit early, we were able to … Continue reading

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