Every January, I have had to get my Georgia license plates renewed.  It has been an annual ritual that ticks off a year of living.  An emission inspection is part of that process.  This year, my car failed.  That failure was not altogether unexpected, as my car is (was) aContinue Reading

Back in the days when Tower Records was the place to shop for music, I used to spend at least two afternoons each month browsing the jazz section for new releases. I had long since learned that jazz critics and I did not hear the same thing on recordings, so reading magazinesContinue Reading