My mother and I didn’t have the same taste in music, but I’m certain that I got my fondness for it from her.
Deep Cuts: Early Childhood Favorites
Man, I’ve been doing this “Why It Matters” bit a long time. Are you still listening?
From The Stacks: Rare Earth – In Concert
I was preschool age when I first encountered Rare Earth. This was back in the days of daytime talk shows that followed the late night format: a monologue followed by chatting up […]
Deep Cuts: Press Play When I’m Dead
Between this week’s memoir piece, my mother’s illness, and my ever-present awareness that I’m falling apart, death has been on my mind a lot lately. There’s nothing I hate more than going […]
Deep Cuts: Songs For A Beautiful Day
Our friends on the East Coast could use a beautiful day. Who couldn’t? I can’t do anything about the weather, but I can put together a play list of nice day songs. […]
72. But I Swear It Was In Self-Defense
Hardee’s loved me, and I don’t know why. Sure I worked hard, but I fucked off hard, too — especially if Matt and I were working together. He would climb up on […]