Urban Guy on the Road: Songwriter’s Showcase, Auburn, Alabama

Who knows where Urban Guy will turn up? I recently found myself in Auburn, Alabama. I’ve been there a few times before, but it was always in the fall and I was always wearing colors that elicited certain choice comments. Most of my memories there are painful. Poisoned trees at Toomer’s Corner, Auburn I’d never […]

This is Why I Live in the City

Actually, this won’t be a manifesto listing all the reasons, complications and negotiations involved in a decision that big, but I just had the kind of night that can’t be had outside a city. Maybe specifically a small city. If I lived, as I used to, in the suburbs, I would have stayed home tonight. […]