I am writing you this letter…

Memories of Nashville, 1993



Ok! It’s May. 

Things are beginning. Look how far we’ve come together. I’m glad you’re here with me. Let’s get into it. 

I am writing to you from Nashville, TN, a town famous for bachelorette parties, hot chicken sandwiches, and…

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MDB’s Newsletter for March 2024

Hello. Handshakes. High fives.

Just a few brief words in case you like to keep track of music events of all sorts particularly ones where I am appearing.  I wanted to get the word out that I will be performing…

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On The Last Day of Summer

The tourist traps are empty
vacancy abounds
Almost like it used to be
Before the circus came to town.”
- M. McAnally, J. Buffett

Welcome to September, 

I’m going to have to leave this place. It’ll be just one more…

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Sending the Old Man Home.

Jimmy Buffett has left us and whether you were a fan of his music or not the fact is that the world is a different place now. Buffet was, to me, a part of a long line of self-invented Americans…

Dangerous Tales From Weldon Way and Other News

Dear Reader, 

It’s a beautiful morning here on Block Island. There are large, white, and puffy clouds in the sky that remind me more of a Kansas plain than a July summer in the Northeast. I’m drinking a coffee at…

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A Report on the Value of Your Support

Good Friends,

In early June, I returned to my home in Rhode Island from Texas with a deep appreciation for my experience throughout the month of May.

After the moving and enlightening process of running a Kickstarter campaign, I got…

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