We’re off to Nashville again – no running this time, only pure relaxation with my two boys. Our mission is to tape a live episode of Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, a long-time favorite of mine. Of course, there will be 10,000 other people along for the taping.
This week A Prairie Home Companion will be live from the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville with special guests, the bad boys of Bluegrass, The Sam Bush Band, and chart topping Country singer-songwriter Brad Paisley. Also with us, Andra Suchy, The Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, The Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band, and, naturally, the latest news from Lake Wobegon… where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average.
My love of Garrison Keillor is tied to his philosophy of life which mirrors my own in some ways. To wit: