Oh Lorde

I really think Lorde’s first full length album is fantastic. The sound, lyrics, hooks, it’s frankly an alarmingly good debut. But I wasn’t sure how her electronic music would translate to a live stage show. I’d heard raves about previous performances, but I just didn’t feel it. Maybe it was the packed venue up in […]

Trees in peril

I see these hills off I-74 on the way to work each morning, and am startled by the number of trees that never filled in. I’ve a few friends that have to get trees removed because of disease, but I didn’t realize it was so widespread. Curious how nature will sort it out.

Mt. Airy

The hiking trails in Mt. Airy are, like many, really poorly marked. Luckily getting lost with Dan is an enjoyable endeavor, the weather was perfect, and we got lots of steps on the odometer.

Pet me

Flowers for no occasion

My friend got a new ride

It’s tough buying a car. It always feels like we’re on the precipice of a vehicle with the perfect set of features. Everything’s a concept (or out already in Europe). My friend’s old ride was falling apart and it was difficult to maintain it long enough until the new Outback arrived in dealerships. I can […]

More paper makin’

Mom broke out the paper making setup for her friend Gayle. The weather was cooperative, but unfortunately the table was persnickety. There were injures, but also lots of paper made.

One Hundred Years, Edie waits, Frank