Keillor Leaves Minnesota

Garrison Keillor says he’s leaving Minnesota after eighty-plus years. It makes me a little sad.

Listening to that lonesome whistle blow, etc. The Column : 07.27.22

I am a big fan and follow his comings and goings, so it doesn’t surprise me that he is moving to New York where he has spent most of his time over the past decade.

Oh, well. It’s just one more indication of the impermanence of things, and I have made my peace with the fact that nothing lasts forever.

I’ll hold onto the illusions in which I find comfort; Santa Claus is firmly ensconced at the North Pole, Americans are smart enough to tell truth from lies, and Garrison Keillor lives in the wings of the Fitzgerald Theatre in St. Paul.

Photos are from an October 13, 2012 performance we attended in St. Paul.

Thought in Memory of Thomas Brown

I believe in looking reality straight in the eye and denying it.

Garrison Keillor