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Monthly Archives: December 2012
So the sun has set, and in about five hours, fireworks will flash above Mondoville’s main tourist attraction, and 2012 will go into the books. I’m sitting in the Spackle Manor living room, as garage rock plays on the computer … Continue reading
At City Journal, the Venerable Dalrymple examines two memoirs that involve serial murder. One is written by a killer’s sister (who was very nearly a victim herself), the other, later one, by a victim’s sister. The attitudes expressed in the … Continue reading
Although I’m 47, my ears seem considerably older, the result of decades of playing drums and sitting next to amplifiers. It’s the cumulative effect of nerve-damaging volume, a kind of callusing of the ears. It’s an accelerated version of the … Continue reading
A bit of this and that as the break continues… Finished my Spring syllabus work yesterday, which clears the decks for this week’s recording session in Greenville — in fact, I have what may be the last rehearsal before the … Continue reading
You have been warned. That is all.
One of the more important lessons I learned over the years was that it was OK to be a weirdo — that is, that if I wasn’t harming someone else, and if I was willing to accept the consequences of … Continue reading