Monthly Archives: April 2016

Goodbye, Merle Haggard.

Every time I hear one of Merle Haggard’s songs, I am immediately transported to the first day of summer vacation between my junior and senior year of high school. Back in the day, we recorded our own 8-track tapes. Though she was mostly a rock fan (Elvis!), my mother had made herself a bootleg tape of songs by Waylon Jennings,… (more…)