My Grandma

2009, when Katie and I went to tell Grandma and Daddy Sam she was pregnant My grandmother passed away on Friday, September 29th.  She had been in poor health for awhile but took a turn for the worse in the last week. I was able to see her one last time before she passed, so […]

Rock and Roll Resume: Looks That Kill

To Whom it May Concern, I am inquiring about the available position that you are offering. I am excited about this opportunity and hope that you will invite me for an interview . While I would rather not give my name, I can tell you I am a female.  I believe I have many qualifications which […]

Eclipse Tips

As you know by now, on August 21st, an eclipse will occur.  This has been in the news a lot lately and with so much wrong information and hysteria out there, I wanted to clear up a few things. An eclipse occurs when Jupiter passes in front of the sun, temporarily halting all light, warmth, […]

A Spoiler Free Reaction to Dunkirk

I admit I don’t get out to the movies as often as I would like.  I typically see hit movies several months later, once they come out on DVD. But sometimes a movie comes out that receives such universal acclaim that I just have to see it. Dunkirk fits into that category. I was not […]

20 Years of OK Computer

Ok Computer came out in the summer of 1997 and while it is anything but a summer album, it has endured as the classic it was recognized as back then.  There is a new 20th anniversary edition of the album out (with a few unreleased b-sides, including the excellent “Man of War”-other bands would kill […]


I recently turned 40, and I find that I continue to be fascinated by time and its effects. Not in a mid-life crisis, Falling Down kind of way.  Rather an introspective yet accepting way. For example, it seems odd to me that there are things that happen to us when we are at an age that […]