Monthly Archives: July 2013

Cohen, Buckley, Smith, and Me

My most distinct memory of the modern musical rendition of “Hallelujah” happened in the attic of an old canal-house in Amsterdam. Chris Smith. 2003. The musician was a highly-talented guitarist and vocalist, but he was also a friend and co-worker … Continue reading

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The Place Where Ohio’s Glory is Laid to Rest

There was a time when Ohio was the living, beating heart of American society. Perhaps even the center of all Western Civilization. Ohio men commanded the Union forces that wrought a hard-fought conclusion to the American Civil War: General Grant, … Continue reading

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