Stories from the Past


For as long as I can remember I’ve always been most content surrounded by solitude. Every now and then I’ll get the urge to peek my head out of hiding, but for the most part the land of quiet and calm is a place I’d rarely leave if life didn’t force me to. When I […]

My Antidepressant

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This blog exists in large part because I’ve always wanted to write this post. It’s important to me. And because it’s important, I’ve always held off writing because I  find it incredibly difficult to say what I want when I’m talking about something that means so much. In this case it’s not a something I […]


I’ve never been a casual listener of music. Try as I might, listening to music for the sake of hearing sound has never done it for me. Even as far back as fourth grade I can distinctly remember sitting at our dining room listening to Color Me Badd and recording specific songs on to blank […]

May the Force Be With You


Believe it or not there was a time when I wasn’t one with the Force. Growing up, I thought Star Wars was weird and didn’t really want anything to do with it. It wasn’t just Star Wars that didn’t draw my interest, but Sci-fi and Fantasy altogether seemed like something only oddballs watched. As a kid […]


Prince passed away today. I wouldn’t classify myself as super fan or anything, but I always enjoyed his music. Back when I was kid, well before the internet was a part of life, my number one way of gathering information was by listening to my parents talk from the backseat of the car. I can remember when […]

Sweet Child O' Mine and Shady Grove

This morning on my way to work the boredom of another commute was made a little better when I lucked into a string of 80’s songs I love but hadn’t heard in awhile. The highlight of that playlist was none other than the Guns N’ Roses song Sweet Child O’ Mine.   On it’s own the song stands by […]