April 28, 1980: The Who At The Checkerdome

Note: This is the third of a three-part "mini-series" of posts. The first two parts are here and here, but if you'd like you can start right in with this one. The St. Louis Who concert announcement may have been the worst-kept secret in the world. By the time they actually went public, in about … Continue reading April 28, 1980: The Who At The Checkerdome

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Why Should I Care If I Have To Cut My Hair?

"I've got to move with the fashions, or be outcast..." The story of our WHO weekend in 1980 continues. Episode 1 is here. After our adventure in Columbia, Geoff and I rode the bus back to St. Louis on Monday, arriving mid-afternoon at the downtown bus station. I showed him around a bit; I think … Continue reading Why Should I Care If I Have To Cut My Hair?

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In 1998, I ran for alderman in my town of Rock Hill, Mo. Surprised the heck out of myself, because it's not really something I ever imagined I'd do. But our neighborhood had had some issues with the city government, and although the particular issues were mostly cleared up, the process had exposed some flaws … Continue reading One Vote