Loud Regardless! A Sunday Night in Philly with Paranoid Social Club.

Going in, I wasn’t sure what to expect. It was Sunday night, we’d done some casual day drinking and frankly- I just wasn’t sure how Paranoid Social Club would do playing a show upstairs at World Café Live. It’s a beautiful bar, but not entirely friendly to loud noises and from what I could tell, ...

No Town Like Johnstown: Missing in Action Again

If you travel for work, people will often call you lucky. And really, you are. You’re getting paid to travel and that’s a beautiful thing. I once went to San Diego for a weekend. It was snowing in Philly. Just a day of southern California sunshine was a welcome sight, despite the sickening and cracked ...

The Day I Finally Listened to Spoon

Discovering and quickly appreciating the band, Spoon

Trying to Move On: 5 Things to Think About Today Besides the Super Bowl

All right, the Super Bowl is over. Cue…sports angry! But it’s Monday and unfortunately life has to go on. The Bachelor is on tonight. It’s not all bad. But still, I’m baffled by the number of people who call out sick today. First because of the balls they must have to do it and second ...

Selinsgrove by Sunset: matchbox cars, party jams and door knobs

At 10 o’clock at night I found myself locked in the bathroom. This particular Monday had started much earlier- around the usual time with all the usual tricks. There wasn’t much to report. Traffic was a tad bit heavier than normal, but nothing to get too worked up about. And as for most of the ...

The Jack Johnson Morning

Looking into what makes a morning a Jack Johnson morning

Almost Undun: Retroactively Live Blogging the AFC Championship Game

I’ve just started the process of comprehending what happened with yesterday’s AFC Championship Game- the shakes have finally stopped and I almost feel human again. With all the thoughts going through my head yesterday, last night, during the night and now this morning, I felt I should do something revolutionary. I’m going to retroactively live ...

Anything is Possible…and other Casual Friday Thoughts…

When the job posting says “project manager,” they are often times speaking of computer-related projects.The same can be said for “storage.” Patriots 27, Ravens 24. Giants 21, 49ers 10. When I type Iphone and I Phone corrects it to say I Phone, I’m tempted to throw it out the window. Chuck Todd is the only ...

Bringing the Beat Back

It’s the sound of rust coming off. It’s the sound of bones cracking. It’s the sound of muscles straining. It’s the sound of getting back into the swing of things. Playing drums is yes, like riding a bike. Once you learn, you can do it. If you learn how to kick a beat at age ...

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