Columns Cheyenne Post
A discussion with a German studentin early February 2024 led me to put into a column what we discussed: The way native Americans were murdered and their land stolen while slavery was inbedded in the first and third U.S. Ppesidencies. To read it, click here.
The subject of grief versus grievances has been on my mind off and on for six months to a year. Finally I put it into words, partly relying on a snippet of family history that was a sad period in my eldest son's last year in high school and first year in college. The column appeared on Januay 11, 2024. To read it, click here.
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This column discusses the performance of a fine classical guitarist from France, with commentary on some of the composers whose works he performed on April 27, 2023, in Cheyenne, WY. I traveled from Saratoga, WY, where I now live, to attend the event with a friend and renew ties with members of the Cheyenne Guitar Society.
The column adds a bit of personal information on how, as a six-year-old, I came to play mandolin and (implied) later, classical guitar. Click here to read.
Above, my original essay.
I'm getting used to life in Saratoga, WY. The hot springs, which the locals call Hobo Pool, are wonderful. Open year around, 24/7, and free of charge to anyone, visitors, tourists, locals. Early mornings are best, sparsely visited. Read an update to my current life in the Cheynne Post by clicking here. To the right is my original essay.
This essay argues against the idea "Life is Good" by using Jessie Singer's book "There Are no Accidents." Among other things, Singer exposes the insidious influence of ALEC, the legislative "council" that writes and promotes regulations beneficial to Big Business. Click here to read the Cheyenne Post publication. To the right is my original.
This is the saga of the Cheyenne Symphony's recent experiment with the rock music of a noted Cheyenne musician. To read as it appears on the Cheyenne Post website, click here. To the right is the unedited version with a pic provided by the friend who invited me to the performance.
Here I examine the pollution caused by the Wyoming power plants that were never outfitted with scrubbers, though required by the Clean Air Act signed into law by President Nixon. To read the article as it appeared in print, click here. To the right is the unedited version.