Strike up the band

I never thought we had a very musical family, but apparently we do. Last weekend, our oldest son performed in Ripon Middle School’s “Another Op’nin’, Another Show,” a musical about musical opening numbers, ranging from “On the Town” to “The Lion King.” On Monday, Michael played trumpet and sang in the RMS band and chorus […]

Happy Presteblogiversary to me

I mentioned earlier this month that I started opinion-blogging four years ago. Saturday is the one-year anniversary of this blog, The Presteblog. Which started as a Blogger blog, then became a WordPress blog, then got the StevePrestegard.com domain. Which means that today is the one-year anniversary of the end of my employment with Marketplace Magazine and […]

Presty the DJ for March 30

The number one single today in 1957 was the first number one rock and roll single to be written by its singer: The number one single today in 1963 … … which sounds suspiciously similar to a song released seven years later: The number one single today in 1985: The number one British album today […]