Monthly Archives: April 2014

Invisible work

I was in a sports bar the other day after attending the theater (yes, we are probably the only people who go from theater to sports bar). All the screens were on, blaring. Hockey. College baseball. Commentary. Advertisements for high speed internet. Trivia. Music playing as well, independent of the things on the screens surrounding […]

Music for the writer’s ears

How do you describe a complex character in just a few lines? If you’ve never heard “Pancho and Lefty”, let me recommend you go listen to it, now. At least the first 90 seconds. My favorite is the Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson version, from the Pancho and Lefty album. It takes 90 seconds for […]