Bon Jovi and the Rough Life of a 3rd Grader

The recent induction of Bon Jovi into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (which I’m not sure I entirely agree with, but that’s another topic) got me thinking about their music.  When Slippery When Wet came out, like most kids my age, the cassette was played until the side was over, then flipped, played […]

Me vs the Mosquito

Confrontation can arrive when you least expect it. A couple of nights ago I was reading in bed, trying to relax and get ready to sleep, when it happened.  I saw something move out of the corner of my eye and there it was-a mosquito.  A few minutes with the door open and it infiltrated […]

My Vitriol

  A big thanks to Spotify for telling me about My Vitriol.  Their song “Always: Your Way” was in my Discover Weekly playlist and I liked it, and decided to check out the album it was on, Flatlines. I can’t believe how good this album is. It is not perfect but the songs that are […]

Reasons I Love New Music

Stumbling on new music is one of my favorite things, whether it is from a friend’s recommendation or (like recently), Spotify’s Discover feature.  So here are the things I love about new music: I love hearing a new song and immediately hoping that the album is as good as the song is. I love listening […]

A Spoiler-Free Reaction to The Leftovers

Damon Lindelof roped me in. He was a showrunner for one of my favorite shows of all time, LOST. So when I heard in 2014 he was part of a new HBO show, I was instantly intrigued.  However, I did not have HBO, so I was resigned to eventually watching it, whenever I would have […]