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Nightmares, Hillbilly Parents, and the Legacy of Johnny Cash

Have you had a chance to watch the mini-series Country Music by Ken Burns? We spent several nights glued to our TV learning a lot about Country Music.  When I was a kid, we never heard the term “Country Music.”  … Continue reading

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Mid-Twentieth Century Blues. Chapter Six. The Students

Once Inspiring, Students Became a Downdraft! Teaching was an artform for me.  Early in my career, I gave up opportunities to advance to administrative positions because I loved being in the classroom.  Student discussions were vibrant.  Cracking open a window to other cultures … Continue reading

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