Long gone are the days of holding your lighter up in approval and rhythm with the ballad. Harmed by smoking bans and first displaced by the cell phone; the tradition has now further been done in by Coldplay and some lighted wristbands.
It’s time for the Greeley Blues Jam, which runs next Friday and Saturday (June 8th & 9th). Coming up this week on The Nine O’clock Blues we’ll hear a couple of songs from each of this year’s headliners.
Who qualifies as an optimist? Vegetable gardeners for one. KUNC’s own eternal optimist, gardener Tom Throgomorton, has more.
The basic concept of vegetable gardening is to put a tiny seed, like as basil seed or even a tomato seed, in the soil, then to water it and expect in a few weeks to eat something that seed produces. That’s optimism.