My very busy week went very well. On Friday, the band played at the Union Farmers Market. It was a gorgeous afternoon, warm, but not too hot, with a lovely breeze. We played on a green in the shade of a tree. I think I like playing outdoors the best. It makes me feel so... Continue Reading →
This week has been insane. I've started a new job - which is great. I'm happy to be working. I'm happy to be paid to be working. And on top of getting paid, I'm getting paid to write. It's technical writing, but still writing is writing and a job is a job. And it's a... Continue Reading →
When I was five-years-old, I had a nightmare that I will never forget. In it, every adult I knew was wearing a mask that looked exactly like their real face, only I knew that it wasn't their real face. I knew that they weren't really the people they were supposed to be. I knew it... Continue Reading →
I'm going to be teaching a class on Greek Mythology on June 28th. See the poster below for more information about the class and how to sign up. Feel free to contact me with any questions.
When we lived in Colorado, my dad worked for the ambulance service twenty-four hours on, twenty-four hours off. By all rights he should have spent his off days asleep, getting some "me time", but instead he spent it with me and my brother. He played with us at the rec center. He took us camping and... Continue Reading →
When I was born, my parents had two dogs: a standard poodle named Simon and a flat coat retriever mix named Crissy. Simon was delighted by my sudden, unexpected arrival and immediately claimed me as his baby. Crissy, who was completely and utterly devoted to my mother, took it upon herself to be my protector.... Continue Reading →
Last night, I had one of those experiences that I hope to remember for the rest of my life. Our band was hired to play at a summer kick-off party down at the Camden Harbor. We were told that we'd be playing on a barge. Now, when I think barge I think of something flat... Continue Reading →
Author's Note: this is a fun little essay that I wrote last summer based on a writing exercise known as the dreaded association, in which you trade out words in a sentence for a related word. It's actually a little more complicated than that, but I'll spare you the gory details. Please enjoy. When it was birdy and hot... Continue Reading →