• Forty Years.  Just like that!

    Forty Years. Just like that!

    I fear this message getting lost in the post-opening weekend of the 2016 Bristol Renaissance Faire Season, but I want to share an epiphany with all of my friends. Back when I was in high school in Chicago some friends of […]

     
  • Dean as Han Solo Oct. 29, 1977

    Throwback Thursday 5/14/2015

    Me as Han Solo in 1977.  This picture was at a Halloween party held in the basement of the parents of my best friend, Rudy Linke.  He and I had just graduated from Amundsen High School in Chicago and were in […]

     
  • Throwback Thursday 5/7/2015

    Me and my dad’s father, “Gramps.” Walter Calin Sr. had brought me a hat of my very own as I used to always pull his off of his head. The photo is marked 1962 but that may have been when […]

     
  • Harmonica

    Harmonica

    When I was a kid my dad and my grandfather played the harmonica.  I don’t remember or couldn’t discern if they played it well but they did play it during late night family gatherings where liquor and music flowed late […]

     
 

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