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“The best songs feel like they’ve always been here”

–Merle Haggard. The Working Man’s Poet has died at age 79 on his birthday.     (Image: digplanet.com/ Creative Commons) There’s a good Rolling Stone interview with him from 2010. He was magical and ahead of his time. He called out the … Continue reading

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Larry McMurtry on the Power of the Plains, Myth, Lost Cowboys, and the Sky

  “The plains are a very powerful landscape. They’re not dramatic in the same way as the Rockies, or the California coastline, but they’re forceful.” -Larry McMurtry     Life under the omniscient, infinite West Texas sky will shape your … Continue reading

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