Archive for July 2010

A Stately Roll

Rolling arpeggios, a haunting theme, spectacular effects, Detroit at its swankiest, and my dad …

A Boy Could Dream

A funeral march that turns into a coronation march. No wonder I wanted a crown …

The Case of the Missing Monuments, or None Dare Call It Treason

Cruising US-1 through the South (aka the Jefferson Davis Highway in places), way too much Confederate commemoration, way too fuzzy on actual history, and virtually no offsetting commemoration of slavery and its aftermath.