Becoming “Ungrained”

There’s Ash. Yup, we were at a show… Y’know one of the things I love about this whole interwebby/music/blog thing I’ve got going here?  New artists.  New music.  Sharing that thrill of the discovery – of hearing a new band that you just adore from the first few chords…that gets under your skin and makes…

Random Ri

Things that have been bothering me/running around my brain/making me say “hmmm” lately. — What the fuck are those colored tape things that Chris Martin (Coldplay) wears on his fingers?  Nevermind – it doesn’t matter what they’re for.  They look ridiculous. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Coldplay – Viva la Vida — I…

Thank you.

Today is Veteran’s Day. Today and every day, I am grateful to all Veterans…and especially those in my family.  For generations you have sacrificed and endured much to keep our country safe and free.  Your choice to serve was honorable; the way in which you serve(d) valorous.  Thank you, and may God always afford you…

Hey, Baby. You got plans for tonight?

Yes, of course you do. You’re going to finish dinner/homework/dishes/laundry/sports practice or whatever else normally occupies your Monday evenings. You’re going to see that any munchkins that may be running around your house get snugged into bed…or are at least safely occupied. You’re going to slip into something comfortable.  (I’m going with a stunning yoga…

Life Soundtracks (Guest Post)

Ri here.  Yep…I still feel like hammered owl shit.  (That’s a quote from my Dad.  Not sure I’ve ever seen hammered owl shit, or if I believe that hammered owl shit has feelings…but I have to admit that when you feel awful, it’s fun to say “hammered owl shit.”) What?  Oh, hush.  I’m hopped up…