Daily Archives: May 27, 2011


Dear Mother Maple: The sincerest form of flattery?

Dear Mother Maple: I love music, and I particularly like small concerts or house concerts because you get to interact with the performer. A few weeks ago, I was at a house concert, and I got to talk to one ...

Diamonds plus: Cockburn at 66

(Alternate title: Gold But Better) While I was reading Samuel R. Delany’s Dhalgren, “an Everest among books”, part of the thrill was the space troubador character named, oddly enough, Bruce Cockburn, who provided a floating lyrical chorus to the convoluted ...