Category Archives: Music
The Washington Post unveiled a cheery new motto this week: “Democracy dies in darkness.” The phrase now appears beneath the newspaper’s name on its website and Snapchat Discover page, although it has yet to make its way into the print … Continue reading
Dear Chase, Congratulations on your high school graduation. Where to begin? All the years come suddenly to this moment and I am proud, I am thankful, I am emotional, I am nostalgic. And there is in me the dawning realization … Continue reading
We can can make a difference. We can change the world. We just have to try. There are so many ways to bring Peace to the world. To make the world a better place.
Don’t Want To Be an American Idiot. Oddly I was not in the USA when I first heard this song. It was getting HUGE airplay in Italy at the time. This song was strongly opposed by some people in the US … Continue reading
A song on the radio can bring back the past with fierce (if mercifully transitory) immediacy. A first kiss, a good time with your friends, or an unhappy life passage. I can never hear “Born to Run” by Bruce Springsteen … Continue reading
Lately I haven’t been sleeping particularly well. I wake up at 4 a.m., and all I could think of is “What am I doing with my life?” I am in my late 40s and living a pretty great life. I … Continue reading