Choices: a Civil War battle and the battles we face with every decision

It all hinged on choices. If one had not chosen to rise before dawn … if another had not chosen to commit to training … if still another had not chosen to execute the severest of punishments … … it’s possible we would not live in the United States of America.  Are you taking your daily decisions just as seriously …

Horn Sections Make Rock Better: Out the Gap

The last Horn Sections Make Rock Better post came for Halloween. How about a St. Patrick’s edition? You may know Sharon Shannon if you follow alt country (or roots rock or Americana or whatever we are calling it nowadays). She had a hit with Steve Earle called “The Galway Girl.” I knew the song before visiting Ireland, but on its …