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A Memoir: The Fortunate Son, Part 4

A Memoir: The Fortunate Son, Part 4

On Christmas eve, 1967, John announced to the others, “Creedence Clearwater Revival.” It was to be their new name after coming through high school as the Blue Velvets, then christened…

A Memoir: The Fortunate Son, Part 3

Teenage boys, goaded by their surging hormones, run in packs like the primal horde. They have only a brief season of exhilarating liberty between control by their mothers and control…

A Memoir: The Fortunate Son, Part 2

A Memoir: The Fortunate Son, Part 2

Your life story would not make a good book. So don't even try. — Fran Lebowitz The whole time I was growing up, I never met another kid whose name…

A Memoir: The Fortunate Son, Part 1

A Memoir: The Fortunate Son, Part 1

At sixty a man has passed most of the reefs and whirl-pools. Excepting only death, he has no enemies left to meet... That man has awakened to a new youth...…

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