The Road by Cormac McCarthy—I usually don’t read heavy, grisly, apocalyptic books, but this is different. It made me think in ways that I haven’t for a long while.
My daughter called yesterday, excited because she met Tom Waits. He came in for dinner at the restaurant where she works. They have also had the CEO of Disney, and Dick Gebhardt recently.
It is Todd Snider/Nervous Wrecks wild weekend—a singing at the top of my lungs, dancing in the aisles, laughing with all my soul weekend.
As a side note to Music Lovers: This weekend Austin City Limits on PBS is featuring the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival this last year with performances by Emmylou Harris, Bruce Hornsby and others. Check your local listings. (Oh, and Etta James is next week).