Jan Howard came by the Opry a couple of weeks ago, and we had a chance to visit backstage and catch up on things. It’s always great to see her. Earlier, I went to Murfreesboro, Tennessee, with some 25 to 30 other country artists to serve as a celebrity waiter at a big Exchange Club fundraiser down there. I took time off from begging for money to smile for the camera alongside Deborah Allen, Jimmy Fortune, and David Frizzell. How do you like my apron?? The bottom photo was taken in a dressing room at the Ryman when we recorded a TV special recently to coincide with the promotion of Ken Burn’s big documentary on country music coming to PBS in September. How can I not be smiling sitting between Larry Gatlin and Rodney Crowell?? I just hope those dressing room walls can’t talk!