And so the Staffords landed on a foreign planet sometime in the middle of 1974. The aliens spoke a strange variation of English wherein “mom” was replaced with “ma” and the -ar […]
When the 1960s came to a close, Jim Stafford was a 25 year-old father of three paying the mortgage on a small V.A. repo in a lower middle class Denver neighborhood. […]
Say “Colorado” and people envision snow capped peaks and lush mountain meadows teeming with wildlife. That’s a pretty fair picture of the Colorado where Jim was raised and eventually married, but […]
Colorado mountain towns today are home to the rich, or at least the doing-better-than-average, while the poor scrape by in the cities (and the plains, but I’m getting ahead of myself). This […]
And so the Stafford family crossed the Great Plains on two-lane highways that paralleled
This is not a conventional obituary, but Jim Stafford was not a conventional man.
Another day, another music legend gone. Getting older sucks. Read my full tribute along with some various fan tweets on The Good Men Project. We’ll miss you, Bob!
Laura B. passed away on the day after Christmas. We never met, but she was one of my biggest cheerleaders, even by the numbers: Laura B. left three times as many comments […]
We lost keyboard legend George Duke to leukemia on August 5, 2013, age 67. “Legend” is not hyperbole here. The guy was a beautiful singer and a wonderful player, and he always […]
Legendary album cover designer Storm Thorgerson succumbed to cancer this week, age 69.