As the leaves outside my retirement home apartment begin to change from green to a brilliant red, I realize that I have failed to apply the message in Bob Dylan’s 1964 hit, “The Times They Are a-Changin’.”
Times already were changing in 1964 when the album and song became a hit. Like most people, I nodded and continued my quest for fame and fortune along a familiar road, complaining occasionally about changes that affected my pocketbook and my lifestyle.
Sunday morning’s Register-Guard reported how the University of Oregon football team defeated California, 42-24. The lead story was written by a staff member, but for the first time that I can remember the newspaper didn’t send a photographer out of town to cover a varsity football game. The photographs were taken by an Associated Press photographer. Continue reading TIMES ‘THEY ARE A-CHANGIN’ YET DO WE KNOW THE SONG?