This is the web site of Rob Batten, formerly of Wadesboro, Concord and Charlotte, North Carolina and currently of Wilmington, NC.
Contact me | Archived revisions of this page | Site updated: 30 January 2016
Time heals the wounds no one can see...
While on the subject of time, I want to note that I created my first web page twenty years ago... more from October 2015
more from 2015
Political endorsement season is upon us. I'm happy to announce my highly-coveted endorsement in the 2016 race for President of the United States:
Please join me in voting for nobody on election day.
30 January 2016
...ageless and timeless, your spirit is free...
My dad Robert (her husband of forty-four years) and I wrote Mom's obituary. Mom, we miss you so much.
7 July 1947 - 25 March 2015
A credit to his community, he was the long-serving Minister of Music for First United Methodist Church in Wadesboro and, his poor health notwithstanding, organist at Mom's funeral. Thank you, Mr. Litaker for blessing my family with your friendship and music, both of which continue to inspire.
4 March 1948 - 27 June 2015
pre-concert tribute 23 August 2015
Another person lost too soon at age sixty-seven, the bassist extraordinaire was my favorite member of my favorite band, Yes. Thank you for all the years of great songs, performances and showmanship, Chris. You are missed.