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Hard Feelings

Hard Feelings I keep running into the same issue with my best friend of five years. (She’s also my maid of honor at my upcoming wedding.) We’re both empaths …

Requiem for a Drummer

Requiem for a Drummer click to enlarge Photo courtesy Lynette McElhaney Victor McElhaney warms up before his Thornton School of Music audition. On and off the bandstand, Oakland drummer …