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WILLY AND LOBO AND THE MAN WHO RODE SHARKS* 

WILLY AND LOBO AND THE MAN WHO RODE SHARKS* 

It was my first trip to Florida’s Gulf Coast, and Mr. Cantwell was introducing me around. He’d booked Willie Royal and I for a night at the Crow’s Nest in…

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TRUMPETS AT MIDNITE

TRUMPETS AT MIDNIGHT, DEWEY BEACH  Matt was taking his last summer as a complete human being off from work. In the fall he would go to Drexel for his MBA, and he was savoring every vacation minute. His tan …
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OCTOBER

CRABMEAT THOMPSON IN OCTOBER 

October 1st, 7 PM: I’m going to see JOHNNY NEAL at Twin Lakes brewery! 

October 6th, 4-7: SLIM CHARLES and I will rock the tent at VOLUNTEER BREWING in Middletown. 

            Simon may…

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AUGUST

Crabmeat’s Wonderful August 

On Wednesday the 1st, I’ll perform an Environmental Children’s Show at Bethany Beach Nature Center, at 10 AM. 

Thursday, the Ninth, I’ll be at Corbit-Calloway Library in Odessa, presenting Part III of “A History of Rock n Roll” (with personal insights…

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Why the Lord Called me to be Crabmeat

WHY THEY CALL ME CRABMEAT...
 
I was always a difficult child. 
When my father got home from the war I was two, and he marched into the house and picked me up and I cried. He cut off his…

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Trumpets at Midnight

Trumpets at Midnight 

I was back in Dewey Beach, playing my guitar at the Starboard and wherever would have me, sharing a cottage with Matt Schwartz and six others who were only there on weekends. 

Matt was taking…

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St. George’s Country Store

Great time at North St. George’s Country Store. Charles and Richard were on fire, and we sang some Merle Haggard. Maureen Uritis came over from Jersey with Jim, and she wowed Gene with her rendition of Sippy Wallace’s “Women be…

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Hot Springs All Over

2015, January: Just back from a week in Florida. My first day I made the pilgrimage to Warm Mineral Springs outside of North Port, and soaked a while in those healing waters. A sign at the doorway leading in to…

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Surprising Benefits in CHICKEN FAT

UDaily October 29th revealed startling benefits to be found in ordinary chicken fat.

10:19 a.m., Oct. 28, 2015--Just as poultry is steadily gaining in popularity on dinner plates, the chicken is growing in attractiveness as a biomedical model for studying…

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Back from Camp COPPERHEAD

I'm giving away! “Fly Toward the Light,” which I completed in 2004 and recorded in 2007. "Fly" is a complete break from my earlier work, which shared many of the predilections of the 19th century French Parnassians. In “Fly” I…
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Rolin rollin rollin

Three gigs in a row last week: bang bang bang. Thursday I wisely skipped work at day job, University tutoring ESL, to rest up for my marathon. That evening I played in a small park to maybe a dozen or…