Archive for 14 February 2004

14 February

Hob Nob--The Prequel

Claudia Snowden, Commerce, TX, December 1962

All Senior Honor Band at East Texas State Teachers College. Connie Seidel, Fred Tackett, me, and I was told later, Bill Clinton. The first three would continue on to ETSTU, later ETSU, now TAMU at Commerce, and into the pages of history. Bill, well, he has his own special place. It's a good thing he went into politics--his saxual talents didn't even seem to raise a blip in my consciousness. On the other hand, Connie and Fred's musicianship blew...me...away...

On that day, I met a future husband, a future lover; and two of the best friends, most fabulous musicians/composers and truly wonderful people I have ever had the privilege of knowing. We remain close to this day, and I thank whatever wise stars brought us together in that sleepy, backwater, conservative, teacher's college town. A town where, every Saturday morning, they forked hay onto the downtown square for a lazy lifestock auction.


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