The Grey: No, not the movie. The weather. What are the best movies for grey days?

I've just posted the question on Facebook: What are the most colorful movies you can think of?  … [Read more...]

Whitest Christmas Ever.

We're snowed in for Christmas.We've canceled our trip to Portland to spend the holiday with my family.We're doubtful that we can get to a local Christmas eve gathering.Our church has canceled all Christmas services.And it's a good thing I got home from Cincinnati, because an icy arctic blast has provoked my friends there to cancel their own Christmas parties.Be safe, everybody. We have everything we need in our own homes and hearts. No need to make that last-minute trip to … [Read more...]

Browser – “Snowpocalypse” edition: Over the Rhine, U2, WALL-E, Sam Phillips

Merry Christmas, everybody!I've just returned from Cincinnati, where I joined about 2,500 friends to celebrate Over the Rhine's 20th anniversary. We enjoyed three days of concerts, the reunion of Over the Rhine's original lineup, and music spanning their whole career. I'll soon be writing about the band, the history, the poetry, the fans, and a kind of band/audience relationship you just won't find anywhere else. But for now, I'm just smiling in the glow of some unforgettable experiences, … [Read more...]

Snow Day at Overstreet Headquarters

Anne wisely decided not to sit back and relax on several inches of snow.But I chose otherwise. … [Read more...]


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