What I’m Spinning – Be More Kind by Frank Turner

I jumped on board the Frank Turner bandwagon a couple of months after he released his last album, Positive Songs for Negative People, which means that, while I reaped the benefits of his relentless, endless tour cycle (I ended up seeing him and the Sleeping Souls twenty times over an eighteen month span), I missed… Continue reading What I’m Spinning – Be More Kind by Frank Turner


My culture, my home

This was supposed to be a maudlin, melancholy post. I'd been preparing it, almost bracing myself for it, for a few weeks, coming up with all sorts of anguished things to write as I waited for the event that took place this past Saturday. But Saturday has come and gone, and now that it's time to… Continue reading My culture, my home

“…the only thing that’s left to do is live.”

Do you ever sit back and marvel at how sometimes our smallest decisions, things that seem so ordinary and insignificant and inconsequential, can have the greatest impacts? You won't realize just how great until after the fact, of course. But chance meetings and opportunities that stem from being in the right place at the right time possess a fragility that terrifies me. I've… Continue reading “…the only thing that’s left to do is live.”