Went to a social affair this afternoon, a fine finale for the holiday season, and it turned out to be all full of Vicad bloggers, half a dozen or so. There were exchanges of information and opinion, all executed with lots of giggles. Everyone is agreed that the paper is cratering quickly. As someone elsewhere said, 'Where are we going and why are we in this handbasket?' Pore ol Advocate.
And just because I like it for the beginning of the year, this:
I've seen Irma Thomas at the Jazzfest, long time ago, as I haven't been in more than 20 years. I once wrote about Jazzfest for the SW Airlines mag and took the fee and went to New Orleans. Best act I ever saw there was Aaron Neville in the Gospel Tent. A breathtaking voice, Neville's. I'll just throw him in. Doofus vid but such a voice: