Phoenix – Not Arizona, More Like in Harry Potter, and Also Not the Glen Campbell Song

So much time has passed that I don't expect more than crickets...but before I start bombarding you with posts writing once in a blue moon, I thought I'd check in. You may recall that I cried "abandon blog!" almost 3 years ago (actually, it was more like a slowly leaking row-boat). Frankly, I had lost … Continue reading Phoenix – Not Arizona, More Like in Harry Potter, and Also Not the Glen Campbell Song

Twisted Mix Tape #MiddleSchoolAwkward – Jr High in the 80s

My very first love was music. Before there was Shaun Cassidy, before John Schneider, before Ralph Macchio. I have opined more than once about my love of Steely Dan, and really, if you think about it, my first love was Rikki (don't lose that number.) I will assume you haven’t been around forever, and didn’t read … Continue reading Twisted Mix Tape #MiddleSchoolAwkward – Jr High in the 80s

Twisted Mixed Tape – Frank Zappa or Frank Zappa is Twisted, In a Good Way

You may not know who Frank Zappa is, chances are if you're under 40 you don't. Maybe you do, but are wondering why you should care about this total freak show who created vulgar über wacko performance art concerts before that was cool? I can't possibly tell you everything you should know about him. I can … Continue reading Twisted Mixed Tape – Frank Zappa or Frank Zappa is Twisted, In a Good Way