A note before we begin- The seeds of this essay were planted in 2017. It’s a year I struggle to recall fondly. It’s also a year that brought us three…
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tell me what to do, t-tell me what to do, t-t-to keep it. It’s been a while. Long enough that if I were a person with any vices left I’d wager that you…
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If this is flat, brother, I apologize. — I am not a runner. I can count the number of times I’ve run in the last year on one hand. On one finger. I ran…
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at times your head must rule your heart. Nina Simone, were she still with us, would be turning 88 today, and even though she isn’t here to celebrate …
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count the band in, then kick into overdrive… There are a number of reasons I’ve questioned my dependency on Spotify over the last few years. Reasons…
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always pacing around in revelation, repositioning the plants and paintings… I’ve been cleaning up a lot lately - my house, my head. Sifting through the…
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or, The Doors were just a bunch of jazz nerds and we probably all should be.
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and i promise you, i’m doing the best i can. About this time two months ago (when the last one of these things went out - hi, hello, how are you?), I…
you can’t get your arms around everybody / you cannot carry the doom A few weeks ago, I finally remembered what day it was in time to tune in for one of…
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take a deep breath and you reach out to me. In the absence of concerts as a way to stand in communion, I’ve been thinking a lot about all of the other…
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if we got it wrong it’s ‘cause the days have numbers. This week I’ve been rooting around for some words that felt like the right words to say here, but…
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Albums 21-40, or, a lot of stalling and wondering why I took this on, and then remembering it's actually kinda fun to have a spreadsheet tell you when…