Cellphone, April 21, 2012

Ryman Auditorium

Nashville, TN

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GK: .....back after this message.

HM & AO:
I am a poor wayfaring stranger
Travelling through this world of woe
But I've got a cellphone and a pager
So I am talking as I go.

GK: Charles Lindbergh flew the Atlantic without a radio on his plane. The pioneers crossed the Great Plains in covered wagons, no way to keep in touch with people back home. Columbus was out of touch for months at a time. But you drive across town and your friends and loved ones don't have to wonder what you're up to.

SS: I'm in produce now, just walking past the lettuce—thinking I might stop for coffee I haven't decided. I'll let you know.

HM & AO:
I'm just a poor wayfaring stranger
Travelling through this world of woe
I may stop for a cup of coffee
If I do, I'll let you know.

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