Monthly Archives: April 2016

Music on the Sunny Side

I have been a part of public radio here in Baton Rouge, LA since January 1980.  I have done pops programs, opera, Broadway and movie music during that time, but now I participate in a show that features big band … Continue reading

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Quiz of the Month

This month we have a general knowledge quiz.  You will find the answers on my Quiz Answers page. In Owen Wister’s 1902 novel a character says, “When you call me that, smile.”  Who is he? Harper Lee recently died.  What … Continue reading

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Two “Samplers”

I want to tell you about two sets of books that are too long for most of us to read in a lifetime, and about a way to sample what is important in each set. The first set is Will … Continue reading

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Talking About Books . . .

The Western Writers of America (WWA) has chosen the best western novels of the twentieth century, and The Booksman’s Page website has an article that discusses some of them. At the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) you will find a list … Continue reading

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Did You Know . . . ?

Our natural sleep pattern is to go into a “first sleep,” followed by a period of wakefulness, which is followed by our “second” sleep.  This is pointed out in How We Got to Now by Steven Johnson.  Because of modern … Continue reading

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