Monthly Archives: May 2020

Films, Films, Films — One World, Many Movies

Tribeca Enterprises, YouTube, and a number of the world’s most prestigious films festivals have joined together to offer a free 10-day event called “We Are One: A Global Film Festival.” Organized to benefit the World Health Organization’s Covid-19  Solidarity Response … Continue reading

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A Graduation Message for the Ages

I recently found this video of a song by Boston folkie Bob Blue that I first heard back in the late 80s. Here we have a live version from an SMU commencement  several years ago, performed by noted Professor Francis … Continue reading

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Words Words Words

Words — gotta love ’em! As a writer, they are my main tools, and how well I wield my words determines how well I write. Is it any wonder then I am constantly on the prowl for more words? Reading … Continue reading

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Songs of Will T. Massey — “Poor Girls”

Will abruptly left Austin at the beginning of 2014, and headed back to San Angelo. There, he settled into self-imposed solitude at a secluded ranch house that his father owned outside of town. He never stopped writing, of course, producing … Continue reading

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G.M.C. Massey Memoirs — Prelude

My grandfather, G.M.C. Massey, left a stack of typewritten manuscript pages that he wrote at age 80 about his life. I have been occasionally posting portions of those memoirs over the last 5 years. As I explained early on, that … Continue reading

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Kent State Massacre — 50 Years Later

13 seconds. 67 shots. 4 dead. 9 wounded. “They were shot as they rallied for what they believed in, exercising their rights as Americans. The shots shocked the world.” Those stark figures that cannot convey the shock 50 years ago … Continue reading

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