For the better part of a year now, I’ve been lucky enough to be part of a Yahoo mailing list group that some of my high school classmates put together. It’s a great conversation, covering politics, genealogy, and “where are they now.” And when it gets tough — one of them has been caught up in the Hurricane Ike mess — it seems like they are there to help each other.
It’s been kinda cool, as most of them and I weren’t all that close in school — I was a bit of a basketcase, and really introverted — and now we’re sorta rediscovering each other again. Really slick.
One of the guys from my old homeroom, Glen Wood, has just had a piece of his writing published in Memoir magazine, and the piece can be found here. It’s a great peek into Glen’s musical tastes, along with a little self-discovery along the way. I can remember Glen having a pretty healthy appetite for music in the late 1970s and early 1980s — I think I remember buying his LP copy of Talking Heads Fear of Music as his musical tastes changed — and this great bit of writing captures Glen’s view on music nowadays.
Take a peek, and enjoy!