Cocteau Twins for Life

Perhaps more than any band I’ve loved it is the Cocteau Twins that have seen me most thoroughly through life. My bedroom window in our home on the corner of Kingston Road and some other road that ended in a cul-de-sac which name escapes me looked out on the side yard. The green of the […]

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party like it’s 1999

[]I meant to post this on New Year’s Eve, but didn’t. It’s the thought that counts.[] NYE 1999, Phila., PA Walt said just take one. He’d been out of benzos but had offered a handful of these yellow pills, instead. “Make sure you’re someplace safe,” he said, “you’ll have about fifteen minutes at the outside.” […]

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Top 3 rules for getting wasted

There’ve been alot of articles lately about women and intoxication, reports of rape and assault cases where women have been wasted at the time of the assault. The articles range from “girl, don’t get drunk,” to “boy, don’t have sex with a drunk girl, to “it’s my right as a feminist to get drunk.” Whatever […]

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Killing it at Life part 4: Eric Alba

There are some people who I admire from afar through the veil of social media. I watch these lives unfold in status updates, photos, events, one-liners, songs posted. There are project references, hard decisions referenced, dance parties, loves, likes, encounters. I eagerly await these updates, and I’m sure I’m not the only one. I’ve worked […]

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