Seattle: The Emerald City

“I used to hate playing Seattle shows.” – Chris Cornell This was the first thing I saw as the captain told us we were beginning our descent to SeaTac International Airport. It had been a harrowing flight. Long. Hot (especially in that lymphodema sleeve). And full of turbulence. I hate turbulence on any flight but… Continue reading Seattle: The Emerald City

I Went Walking Far From Home

If I could not walk far and fast, I think I should just explode and perish. – Charles Dickens Distance: 5.5 miles Neighborhoods traversed: Bay Ridge, Sunset Park, Prospect Heights, Park Slope Number of streets/blocks crossed: 79 Number of avenues crossed: 8 Musical accompaniment: Conor Oberst/Bright Eyes (all photo captions are song lyrics) Purpose: Transportation,… Continue reading I Went Walking Far From Home

I Keep My Rhymes In My Little Black Book

It’s called Gratitude. Rest in Peace Adam Yauch. I’m pretty sure if you went to high school anytime between 1990 and 1999 that the Beastie Boys helped craft the soundtrack to your life. The Beastie Boys were musical pioneers, without a doubt. They were a ground breaking trio who changed the way people viewed rap.… Continue reading I Keep My Rhymes In My Little Black Book