My second most embarrassing Mile of Music Moment

My second most embarrassing Mile of Music Moment

My second most embarrassing Mile of Music moment happened midway through Mile 3. By then a know-it-all veteran of two Miles, I lounged in Houdini Plaza, chatting amiably with assembled family members. "Hey, there's Benny," I said to my husband. "I'm going to tell him how great that Swear and Shake set was." "That's not [...]

‘s Wonderful, ‘s Marvelous to hear band music in the park

‘s Wonderful, ‘s Marvelous to hear band music in the park

City band concerts offer lucky attendees the rare opportunity to sit back, relax and experience life exactly as it sounded 10, 20, 30 even 100 years ago, for exactly the same cost. Free. Close your eyes, let your spirits start to soar and you'll live as you've never lived before. That was our experience, anyway, [...]

For the good times

For the good times

I first met Kris Kristofferson courtesy of my dad, who used to blast "Me and Bobby McGee" from the eight-track tape player in his car. "He's a genuine songwriter," Dad said as we belted out "Blame it on the Stones" while we cruised down highway 51, just outside of Wausau on a winter day around [...]