A Love Letter to the Newport Folk Family

As I joined the rest of the Internet in swooning over Fetch the Bolt Cutters, in between cycles of awe and intrigue and gratitude, I was saddened by a recurrent thought: I miss live music. … More A Love Letter to the Newport Folk Family

An Unexpected Story

I’ve been thinking lately about the one and only white Christmas I have ever experienced: 1997, Winter Park, Colorado, during a season of record-breaking snowfall. For this Florida boy, Colorado at Christmas was a strange, exciting new world: skiing, snowmobiling, hot chocolate in front of the fire, snowball fights with my siblings, watching a thermometer … More An Unexpected Story


The other day a Bradenton friend called and asked if I wanted to grab lunch. While my normal answer would be a resounding yes, especially since the invitation involved Chipotle, I had to inform him that I no longer live in Bradenton…that, in fact, I am about as far away as I can possibly get … More Seattle