yes, the daffodils are coming up here! yay! More important to me… new Brandi Carlile album out Feb. 16th!!!! so, none of my words, but feel free to check out the new BCB album before you buy it, because you should absolutely buy it: https://www.npr.org/2018/02/08/582106372/first-listen-brandi-carlile-by-the-way-i-forgive-you
Again with the random photo… Can’t stop, won’t stop. My college mentor. He’s a priest. Let me back up. I attended St. Bonaventure University. It’s a Franciscan school in the woods of Western New York State. If you aren’t from that area, but have heard of the school, you may follow college basketball. It’s a … More People who are humble, pt. II
This section begins my heroes and rock stars section… not that the aforementioned people aren’t but this is a broader cast of the net. And, no, I don’t mean people who humble brag. I mean people who just do what they do, no big deal. Yet, they totally kick ass whenever they do their thing. … More People who are humble
There comes a time when you stop giving fucks and start doing what you want. That hit for me when I ordered Thai food for delivery. I specifically requested they include marinated Thai chilies with my order. They did not. I thought I’d just get them at the store. I couldn’t. I eventually found whole … More Risk takers in the key of spice
The photo is to remind us here in Seattle that the sky exists. And occasionally, unlike today, it’s not grey and sheeting down rain. Anyway, most of the bartenders I know are named Sarah. It’s an odd truth. And all them Sarahs are fucking cool. As are a bunch of others. Yeah, it pays for … More Barkeep!
My upstairs neighbor is such a delight. Beautiful, charming, wounded, hilarious, she’s been an anchor during tumultuous times. First, when I was working like a nut. Actually, we met watching The Walking Dead. Well, my partner was watching the dead walk. I was avoiding actually looking at the screen. B & I chatted, as she … More Killer B
We met in the MBA program. Our backgrounds are slightly different. I grew up in a rural community in Western New York state. Not quite 5,000 people. She grew up in a small town in China of about 5 million people. Irrespective of that, we bonded over a mutual love of motorcycles and spicy things. … More The badass