Archives for July 4, 2009

Weekend Diversion: A New Kind of Hero

I’ve only recently become musically acquainted with the artist Slaid Cleaves, born in Maine and living in Texas. This weekend, I present to you a heartbreaking song, Lydia, about a kind, wise old woman who can’t quite pull her life together after the death of her son. Oh, Lydie, let him go. The boy is…