Yes! It’s true — what we’ve all been longing for has finally happened. Metallica wrote a children’s book! I know what you’re thinking. You thought it was enough singing little Timmy to sleep with the soft, melodic tones of “Creeping Death” and “Seek & Destroy.” Must you read to him as well? But hear me… Read More Rockin’ the cradle: Heavy metal for the kiddos
Practice helps. But there’s a much easier way, and I imagine a much more common way: You pay for it. From its beginning, Carnegie was a rental hall. I looked up the price for renting it, should you feel so inclined. Without putting in a lot of effort, I found the going price in 2014 for… Read More How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?
Hello Friends. I’ve skipped a couple weeks of Bad Theology posts. Did you notice? It wasn’t that I wasn’t finding plenty examples of Bad Theology, only I got involved in setting up a Facebook page for this blog. But now I’m back. Though for today we’re gonna take a little detour toward Good Theology, with a little help… Read More Good Theology for Good Friday
When I was a young lass, I believed Christmas songs were like homemade cookies. There was no such thing as a bad one. Then someone shared their mom’s cookies made with raisins, dates and orange peel, and my childhood innocence was lost forever.
Remember a few weeks ago, when you saw my old family photo? Well, in my hunt for that pic, I came across this one, which I didn’t even know I had. This is a picture of my four great-uncles (Father’s side), in their youth, in their own band! Do you suppose they practiced in the… Read More Ye Olde Family Band Picture
Recently I volunteered at a community concert thing-a-ma-jig. Lest you imagine that makes me a caring, noble creature, I did it because it got me a free ticket to the thing-a-ma-jig. They asked me to usher, which just goes to show how little they knew me. Somehow I thought I’d be alone in a ticket… Read More Extroverts Are Cute
Have you ever had a week that started out badly and went downhill from there? Each new day you’d think, “Well, at least it can’t get any wor … oh shit. It totally can.” That describes my past week at work. Home was fine, work was crap. Friday rolls around and I did not want to… Read More Music and Dance