January is a good time for resolutions as well as encounters with the dead.
I am of a generation of men who spent their childhoods thinking Gordon Lightfoot’s “Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” was the most badass song ever (the ladies in-waiting included C.W. McCall’s “Convoy,” “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” by the Charlie Daniels Band and, of course, Black Sabbath’s “Iron Man”). It was only later that …
“I really learned a lot. REALLY LEARNED A LOT.”
“You’re streets away from where it gets the roughest.”