Drift Away: The Healing Power Of Music

by Kevin Burton    Let me be clear: the beat, the rock and roll beat, does not free one’s soul.  But in the secular sense it sure frees something.     And that’s the heart of the great 1973 song “Drift Away.”    Lawrence Darrow Brown was born in Simonton, Texas on this day in 1940.  …

This Possum Was A Squatter In My Yard

by Kevin Burton    So there’s possum poop in my back yard.     A million forays into that good forest would not have netted me this information.  A guy who came to spray for bugs told me about it.    And I’m sure it’s true. I know he is knowledgeable and professional because he called …