Leave Behind Everything You Know

Anyone who knows me knows how much I love Hamilton; the first time I heard it I couldn't get enough. I loved how cleverly the story of our nation's founding was woven into lyrics that were both relevant to current events and accessible to just about anyone who desired to listen—a modern lingua franca and Lin-Manuel … Continue reading Leave Behind Everything You Know

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Sacred

Two glowing orbs track each other in the night A dance of light that plays upon the damp and misty gloaming As realization of a truth, known by few and all alike, We attach—and spark! And then ignite We move earnestly side-by-side in course, one fitting neatly against the other And as we move we … Continue reading Sacred

Life

The first time I heard a song from Sleeping At Last (the moniker of singer-songwriter, producer, and composer Ryan O'Neal) it was like falling in love with music all over again (I wrote a little about that first song here). I can't explain it, but I feel such a connection with everything about his work—from the … Continue reading Life