Wednesday, December 06, 2006

The Round Mound of Sound


Tonight Theresa and I walked across the street to our neighborhood tavern, where we visited with a history professor of our acquaintance. That reminds me. Once we were at dinner at the history professor's house, listening to Mel Torme sing on the CD player as the meal drew to a close. The history professor leaned back in his chair and said contemplatively, referring to Mr. Torme's physical person as well as his vocal instrument, "He's a round mound of sound." I think that would be a good nickname for Mel Torme, so I'm putting it out there. Let's spread it around. I'm not saying we should stop calling him the Velvet Fog, I'm just saying why not change it up once in awhile?