Tag Archives: St. Paul

You can stand me up at the gates of Hell….

It was the fall of 1978…my first semester at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN (I realize I’m dating myself here, but work with me….). I saw Tom Petty and… Read more »

Milwaukee: Proof America has never stopped being great

The drive into Milwaukee once offered a sweeping vista of the American industrial apocalypse. Abandoned factories and decaying smokestacks cast shadows over rusting rail yards, weed-choked lots, heaps of junked… Read more »