Stale Thoughts and Broken Links

Old posts from my weblog.


Last weekend, my three-year-old had custody of Peanut, the stuffed elephant that serves as a mascot for his daycare class. As Peanut's custodians, we had to bring him everywhere and keep a journal of his activities.


I've been listening to Wonsaponatime, a one-disk collection culled from John Lennon's demos and outtakes. I think it's great, and well worth the money if you are, or ever were, a John Lennon fan.

The liner notes by Yoko are heartbreaking. In context, you would have to be made of stone not to feel a little weepy by the time the CD gets to track 19, an ethereal production of "Grow Old With Me." And George Harrison's slide guitar on "How Do You Sleep?" is scorching.

Walter Kessinger

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