You Make Heaven A Place On Earth

Ooh, baby, do you know what that’s worth? Ooh, Heaven is a place on Earth They say in Heaven, love comes first We’ll make Heaven a place on Earth Ooh, Heaven is a place on Earth Belinda Carlisle immortalized these lines in her eternally catchy 80’s anthem “Heaven Is A Place On Earth.” You’re welcomeContinue reading “You Make Heaven A Place On Earth”

Roadies Suck! (a confession)

I ran my first trail race on February 2, 2021. After a lifetime of participation in various road races, I was astounded by how friendly and supportive all the runners were. In road running, the only conversations pre and post race seem to be between runners that already know one another – often clustering inContinue reading “Roadies Suck! (a confession)”

Beastie Boys Story: a Reflection

Although it released back in April of 2020, I only recently had the chance to watch Beastie Boys Story on Apple TV. A full viewing of the film evokes a panoply of emotional responses, at least for this 40-something longtime fan of the band. The most stirring moments come in the final third of theContinue reading “Beastie Boys Story: a Reflection”

School Friends

When I was in high school I was so incredibly blessed. I had such wonderful friends. My friends were kind, and creative, and adventurous, and funny, and serious sometimes too. We talked about nothing and we talked about everything. We dreamed out loud together. When we weren’t busy at school or at our part-time jobs,Continue reading “School Friends”