I sit here listening to "Chest Fever" from The Band....a glorious song that never fails to stir me even though I have no idea what it's about....and neither does anybody else.
I'm tired of writing about dumb ex-Presidents who live in some sort of demented whites-only Whoville. I'm tired of coming up with more and more clever …
Tom Flannery
Free to all today, so please share. Consider becoming a subscriber to access everything. At least 3 pieces a week. Summer has arrived with a vengeance.…
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In 2012 I made a record that, in my head at least, told a story. The dreaded “concept album”. To everybody else it told no such thing, so I decided to …
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A few days of the warm sun, and now it's back to a cold, dark, steel rain. It's been pretty difficult to maintain any type of coherent mood these last …
Tom Flannery
Yesterday was Memorial Day. Those who have died for this nation deserve more than one day, of course. In the hustle and bustle of daily life other thin…
Tom Flannery
I’ve been thinking about Pete Seeger lately. I don’t know why. Wait….yes I do. This past week Republicans stopped the creation of an independent inquir…
Tom Flannery
Plenty of good Irish Catholic folk around these parts. We dream in the shades of the Irish Tricolour, drain Guinness by the gallon, sing along to the C…
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Scranton Time - bits and pieces from Tom Flannery