50 Years Ago, Thanksgiving 1965 with Arlo Guthrie


By Doug Most GLOBE STAFF AUGUST 26, 2015 Alice's Restaurant It was 50 years ago, Thanksgiving in 1965, when an 18-year-old rising folk singer named Arlo Davy Guthrie drove up from Queens, N.Y., to Great Barrington to visit a friend named Alice Brock. While he was there, he did Alice and her husband, Ray, a favor. … Continue reading 50 Years Ago, Thanksgiving 1965 with Arlo Guthrie

Dogs Are Family, Too–Lord Jacob of Calvert (Jake)


To once again borrow a few words from my good friends at Google, “the loyalty, affection, and exploits”of my dogs throughout my years on this earth have inspired a rich body of true, sometimes hilarious and sometimes sad stories that have only added to my life events.   And today, unfortunately, it is with heavy hearts … Continue reading Dogs Are Family, Too–Lord Jacob of Calvert (Jake)

100 Years of Men’s Hairstyles


One of my daily social media reads is the Mental_floss Magazine.  Mental_floss describes their magazine as:  "an intelligent read, but not too intelligent. We're the sort of intelligent that you hang out with for a while, enjoy our company, laugh a little, smile a lot and then we part ways. Great times. And you only … Continue reading 100 Years of Men’s Hairstyles

The Times, They are a Changin…


Bob Dylan--an American singer, songwriter, artist and writer He has been influential in popular music and culture for more than five decades.  Dylan was born Robert Zimmerman on May 24, 1941, in Duluth, Minnesota.  In 1997, Bob Dylan became the first rock star ever to receive Kennedy Center Honors, considered the nation's highest award for … Continue reading The Times, They are a Changin…