A friend recently posted on Facebook, “What song/album/artist makes you feel fall?”. The first song that came to mind, Yo La Tengo’s Autumn Sweater. I thought it might be a little on the nose regarding his question but it does actually feel like a fall song to me so it works perfectly. Did you know … Continue reading Autumn Sweaters
I’ve added another tool to my recent collage practice: a small Field Notes notebook to quickly collage in during my lunch break. This notebook isn’t meant for thought out, overly detailed collages. Instead, I just find a few random images and text and glue them inside while eating my lunch. It’s interesting how a small … Continue reading Quick Collages
I recently stumbled on this Reality Bites movie soundtrack CD at an estate sale and picked it up along with a pile of discs I bought. I remember having the soundtrack originally in high school, when the movie was released, but have long since let it go. I thought it might be fun to revisit. … Continue reading Reality Bites…
I recently purchased Prince and the New Power Generation’s CD, Love Symbol Album, and was surprised by the following lyrics in his song, My Name Is Prince: My name is Prince, I don’t wanna be king Cuz I’ve see the top and it’s just a dream Big cars and women and fancy clothes Will save … Continue reading My Name Is Prince And I Am…Here To Discuss Your Eternal Resting Place
As I mentioned last week, my wife and I stayed home for our annual fall break vacation, a staycation if you will. At first, we had a hard time acclimating to the free time, but we found a groove and knocked out a lot of little things during our time at home… Took the car … Continue reading Staycation Success
Just over a month ago, I decided I wanted to start running again. I really dislike running as a form of exercise but I also dislike paying a monthly fee for a gym I know I will never visit. Running it is. I’ve started and stopped a running habit many times in my life. Unfortunately … Continue reading My New Running Habit is Five Weeks Old!
My wife and kids are on fall break from school this week and I decided to take the week off from work as well. Our kids are on a birthday trip with their grandmother and cousin this week leaving my wife and I home alone. Due to us paying better attention to our finances (aka … Continue reading Staycation Stress