As I wrote earlier, I've got the genealogy/family history bug. I've had a fairly successful time putting together information on much of my family. I've learned which part of Germany the Jarchows (my Dad's great-great grandparents) came from: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. I've learned that my Mom's great grandfather, James T. Frew – whose grandparents were born in… Read more...

‘”When it comes right down to it, we believe people need to be able to live a dignified life. I mean, there are certain things that should not be left up to the market,” she said.

Removing some parts of the economy from the forces of the free market, for example. In other words, socialism.’

https://www.npr.org/2018/07/26/630960719/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-democratic-socialists-of-america?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news





I'm elated to share that a piece I wrote, commissioned by Dr. Chris Van Hof, will be premiered today at the 2018 International Trombone Festival in Iowa City, Iowa this afternoon! Read more...