Monthly Archives: December 2011

Old Long Since

From 1956 to 1976, most American New Year’s Eve celebrations – and certainly the ones that rocked the Sinclair household in Exeter, New Hampshire – included watching the CBS television broadcast of the party going on at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. … Continue reading

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The New Possibility

In May of 1970, when I started learning how to play the guitar, I had no idea that an acoustic guitar, if played in a certain style, could, on it’s own, sing a song. I discovered that this was possible thanks to John … Continue reading

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Probably More Of An End of Winter Song, But…

I was sitting at my kitchen table, eating breakfast. The TV was on, tuned to a Boston station, and I was half-watching/half-listening to the morning news. The newscaster breathlessly announced a “Commuter Alert!!!” There was a major traffic jam on the southeast … Continue reading

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A Song From A Holiday Past

Thanksgiving has come and gone. Christmas lies ahead. Most days we are two. We were a family of three eating turkey. We will be all four when opening presents. I’ve never written a cautionary song. This one is simply a … Continue reading

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