Monthly Archives: March 2013

Spellbound Waltz played on grandad’s fiddle

On recent visit to Camano Island (Washington) to visit cousin Joe Parks, his wife, Suzi, recorded me playing Spellbound Waltz on my grandfather’s fiddle. (A fiddle that she, as a wonderful surprise, presented to me because she, sadly, can no … Continue reading

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Phyllis Diller Remembered: Beyond the Spotlight

Phyllis Diller fan? Wigeon Publishing is formally announcing the release of its next book, Beyond the Spotlight: On the Road With Phyllis Diller, a memoir by Robin Skone-Palmer, one of Diller’s “Dustbiters” and funny woman in her own right. Check … Continue reading

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Remembrance: The FBI enters the scene …

Thirty-five years ago today, at the Gendarmerie in Papeete, Tahiti, the FBI interviewed my brother for several hours about the suspicious deaths of our parents. At one point they took a break, and one of the agents—I dubbed him Steely … Continue reading

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