He has sold mortgages but hates the work; he’d rather be painting houses.
His marriage, through which he has two young children, failed.
She first bumped into Gene Michaels, an aspiring performer, in the clubs and coffeehouses a few times before he made a proposal.
Long before Will tracked his mother down — long before he heard the first words about her ties to the Greenwich Village folk scene — he walked into a barbershop one day and the woman behind the chair exclaimed, “You look just like Bob Dylan!
” He does, in fact, resemble the singer if you’re looking for it, especially around his eyes, which are perpetually wary. Given up for adoption as a child, by his own admission he has wandered through life.
Tina has said she was friendly with Peter Thorkelson — better known as the future Monkee Peter Tork — and that she lived for a time in an apartment rented by Peter La Farge, whose “Ballad of Ira Hayes” would become a hit for Johnny Cash.
The singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie stayed there too, Tina said.