This from long time friend Frank Martin.
“M, I have always appreciated the variety of your expressions. Everyone should have an expressive face. Of course I always enjoy your music. Hell, I just enjoy you. I often think of your years at The Quill and savor the memories. There goes Marideth: Funny to curmudgeonly to grandmotherly to outraged in the time it takes to walk the length of the newsroom. Whatever her mood, get out of her way. I am enjoying your and Dennis’ success. You both are deserving. If I knew how and had your blessing I would post these on your blog. Alas, unless Dianne shows me how. . . Perhaps you will do it for yourself. It would at least show people how beastly hot it was. I was concerned for you. Thinking of blogs, I don’t know if you are aware that Claudia Dowling directed readers of her blog to yours with the advice to pay attention to your talk to the Cassville High alumni. I too was impressed. Best, f”
photo credit; Frank Martin 6-16-2012, Old Time Music Ozark Heritage Festival, West Plains, MO