She was Light in a World of Burdens

In a review of one her poetry collections, Kaye Hartley is described as “a spiritual grandmother of our times.” With her husband, Reverend O. Joe Hartley, they planted and pastored...

If You Knew—You’d Start Writing

“If you knew how much I made, you’d quit your job and start writing songs.” That’s what British songwriter Geoff Morrow told me when I asked him how much he earned...

My Doobie Brothers Bummer

I showed up late at the hotel for breakfast with the Doobie Brothers. Over eggs and bacon, a Doobie road manager suggested to a Rolling Stone magazine journalist that he go with Pat...