Two weeks ago, I stood in the middle of a madhouse. Kids in electric-orange socks, like a too-bright dystopian fantasy, sprinted past me in every direction. What was missing was the heavy arm of an unseen totalitarian regime. Only, it wasn’t exactly missing. I stood there, sneakers off, firmly in […]
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Throughout my 20+ years as a passionate song spelunker and manic music consumer, I’ve discovered artists and albums and songs through a myriad of ways: college radio, zines, friends, opening acts, liner note thank yous, Pitchfork, Daytrotter, record store sound systems, show posters, and countless other ways I cannot even […]
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Clorox. Sure, there are messier jobs. Coal miners get awfully filthy and the poor souls on bathroom duty in French Quarter bars don’t have it (big) easy, ahem, to say the least, but parenting, especially parenting during the early […]
This post was made possible through the support of Goodwill. All opinions are my own. I might eschew the populist notion that there is something called Valentine’s Day and I don’t really acknowledge the fiction that is Father’s Day, but what I DO celebrate is Baseball Opening Day and the […]
We are a forgiving people. It’s one of America’s most redeeming qualities. You screw up —> you come clean —> you apologize —> you are forgiven by most, if not all. That’s the way it is supposed to work and more often than not that is exactly the way it […]
Wanna hear me? Of course you do, because…reading? Who reads anymore? Listen to Jeff Bogle of OWTK wax poetic about parenting, Purity Balls, frozen food and My Little Pony backpacks on two great podcasts.