Photo by G.
On March 3, 2011 I met Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Michael Stipe of REM! When I first spotted him, he was in a hurry and he told me he’d come back and get me later. My initial impression was “Yeah, right.” But I was not about to blow a rare opportunity to meet him. I waited in sub-zero weather for over an hour, with each passing minute feeling like an eternity. True to his word, Michael Stipe came back and took a photo with me as well as signing one of my REM CDs! WOW! Thanks so much Michael. What a thrill to meet you! REM’s latest album “Collapse into Now” will be released on March 8, 2011.