It’s been a long, long time.

Seventy-five years ago today. On August 15, 1945, Japan surrendered and World War II was finally over.  The troops would be coming home! “It’s Been a Long, Long Time”– was a 1945 hit that sings the perspective of someone welcoming home a soldier. The war wasn’t even officially over yet when Bing Crosby made his…

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This is So Not Fair

Everything’s cancelled. No, that’s not true, but sometimes it feels that way.  As an antidote, it can help to remember the past, particularly times in the past that were worse off than now. (I’m so cheery today.) Today, I’m thinking about how unfair it is that we don’t have the MN State Fair this year.…

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We’ll Do the State Fair Better Than You – Even in a Pandemic

Through our songs this month we will sample each of the four elements of the “agricultural fair.” 

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