LOST IN THE NOISE

October 26 — THE GOAT AND THE TRAIN, Burl Ives (1959)

IMG_1786I’m now reading the novel “A Spool of Blue Thread,” by Anne Tyler. After an 800-page tome on Theodore Roosevelt and a parenting book, it’s a welcome change. It’s about a dysfunctional family. Think “August: Osage County,” minus the drugs and incest. The patriarch of the family, Red Whitshank, sings this nursery rhyme to one of his sons.

 

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