Getting out of a jam

| January 21, 2010

I went to traffic court today for a hearing about the $25 ticket I got Dec. 22, when I was accused of parking too far from the curb. I parked in the Justice Center garage across the street from the plug-ugly Justice Center and got to the second floor in plenty of time for my […]

American twilight part II

| December 17, 2009

It’s almost Christmas, time for the spirit of giving, but our politicians seem to have lost sight of this. Three weeks ago, I ranted against the Republicans for saying no to health care reform. Now, I’m blasting spineless or mean-spirited Democrats, particularly Nebraska Sen. Ben Nelson, a self-styled conservative determined to scuttle health care reform […]

Stuff I’ve been working on

| September 29, 2009

I’m writing about jazz again. Just cobbled together a feature about Cleveland-based jazz saxophonist Bobby Selvaggio, who’s working his new CD, Modern Times. Just wrote a short about Fra Fra Sound, an Amsterdam septet whose Dya So CD is cool world music. These are for Scene. I’m also writing debut columns for a yet-to-be-announced, Cleveland-based […]

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