Last time I was here it was raining :: Quotes and music

"We make these ridiculous idols so we can pray to what's behind them, but what happens after we get up the ladder? Do we simply stare at what is horrible and forgive it? Here is the river, and here is the box, and here are the monsters we put in the box to test our strength against." … Continue reading Last time I was here it was raining :: Quotes and music

The 80’s :: Now its fading fast

"I touch you once, I touch you twice, I won't let go at any price. I need you now, like I needed you then, you always said we'd still be friends, someday." History Lesson:  If You Leave, by OMD, was recorded for the soundtrack to the film Pretty in Pink (1986) where it was played prominently during the final … Continue reading The 80’s :: Now its fading fast

The day’s still ashes and wine :: Songs and poetry

Read the Last Page First (by me) Fifteen steps, and one was still dragging behind, shouting out the names of the planets, wishing and hoping for the moon to fall, leaving sparks on the pavement, skinned knee possibilities. Hop skip and a jump, here's to the next coupon clipped decision, he whispers a late night … Continue reading The day’s still ashes and wine :: Songs and poetry

Please don’t let me hit the ground :: song of the day

Keep Art Alive :: "A Beautiful Mess" :: Art by Joshua Petker It was the year before the last real school year. The year he left us, and left me with no more outside, visible scars; I just tried not to mention the one's on the  inside, those you have to learn to live with. God … Continue reading Please don’t let me hit the ground :: song of the day

I’m going to stand up and sing :: video of the day

Flower Bomb (live) :: Ryan Bingham Recorded for JAM in the Van, Venice, California Too Deep To Fill (live) :: Ryan Bingham Recorded for JAM in the Van, Venice, California Ryan Bingham, a big  favorite artist of mine, is going back on tour starting tomorrow. If you have the chance to see him I encourage you … Continue reading I’m going to stand up and sing :: video of the day

Every Roadside Attraction :: A Playlist

  Every Roadside Attraction :: Is a Story Waiting to be Written :: A Playlist of 43 Songs Listen here on Spotify Come Pick Me Up (Ryan Adams cover) :: Cary Brothers and Laura Jansen Like a Broken Record :: Lloyd Cole Fix You :: Coldplay Better Half :: Tarkio Crimson and Clover :: Tommy … Continue reading Every Roadside Attraction :: A Playlist