Danahey on the Loose Way Past St. Patrick’s Day

The fireworks show out where I live that had been planned for the Saturday after St. Patrick’s Day never happened. Why they have fireworks then is a mystery to me. Perhaps St. Patrick shot them off to drive the snakes out of Ireland. Perhaps not. I do know that a well-off bar owner has been […]

Danahey on the Loose: RIP Ed Dees and All Your Jazz

As a young man from Mississipp, Ed Dees learned to love jazz while serving in the military and stationed in Japan. To paraphrase a standard from the Great American Songbook, what a wonderful world. So wonderful it could be, sometimes. In fact, Ed said he once met jazz legend Louis Armstrong, who, of course, recorded […]