There's a First Time For Everything

Welcome one and all to the blog. I named it Word Is Born because that would be the name of my column, if I had a column. I won't bother giving background about who I am because no great book states basic biographical information in the first chapter. Harry Potter doesn't start: "This is a story about a young boy named Harry Potter. He's got a scar, his parents died when he was young and he's gonna start whoopin' ass over the course of seven books."

Instead, we'll pick up with today...

My cuz Marianglea called. She has a hook-up with the great KRS-One. She needed some contacts at Western, which I gladly gave her. If I have a hand in bringing one of the greatest rappers of all-time to Bellingham, I will take credit for it and my street cred will shoot through the roof.