TSA: Dishonest or Incompetent?

I departed Manchester this morning for a week of recurrent training. When I went to go through security, I noticed the longer that usual line. There are two checkpoints in Manchester, one of which is really two checkpoints in close proximity to each other. Half of that checkpoint was closed … Continue reading

In Memoriam – Louie Bellson

The jazz music world has lost another giant.  Louie Bellson passed away February 14, 2009.  More detailed information can be found on his website which is updated by his loving wife.  There were many great big band drummers, but only a handful whose names were repeatedly mentioned as being the … Continue reading

States Rights bill

Some of the best representatives in New Hampshire have introduced a fabulous bill that goes to executive session today. The title itself is inspiring: A RESOLUTION affirming States’ rights based on Jeffersonian principles. You can read the text online, but just in case they change it, I’m including today’s version … Continue reading