Category Archives: Listening

Playing Catch Up

This morning I woke up feeling like someone had punched me in the jaw. It’s still sore. I’m wondering which of the three beings in this house did it. Probably Simon since he likes to stand on you and make … Continue reading

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Subs and Music

Tonight we had dinner at a divey sandwich shop that we used to go to a lot when the better-half worked on the U of R campus (the hot peppers cleared up my clogged head–hallelujah). Then we headed over to … Continue reading

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You’ve Been Rung Out

We listen to WNRN pretty religiously. We made a donation to them at the end of last year that put us into their VIP group. Which sounds schmancy. It is when you consider, we went to see a show last … Continue reading

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National Symphony Orchestra

We went to Wolf Trap last night with a friend to see the NSO perform Pictures at an Exhibition and Carmina Burana. The draw for us was Carmina Burana. You know this piece if you’ve ever seen The Exorcist. We … Continue reading

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Really excited about this

I got this in the mail today. You know how sometimes you are struck by music you’ve known for years and then you realize you don’t have a copy of any of her work? That situation has been rectified.

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Heard about her on NPR this afternoon

I look forward to listening to NPR in the car. Sometimes, I have to turn it off if the news is BAD, BAD, BAD. It was like that a few weeks ago. I switched over to loud rock and roll. … Continue reading

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Music, Friends, Food (not in that order)

We went to the Lyle Lovett concert last night with some friends. But, first we met at Pasture and I finally had a burger there. Sweet Molly it was divine. I don’t eat many hamburgers these days so when I … Continue reading

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The wisdom of Stevie Nicks

From an interview with Stevie Nicks at SXSW: Nicks: It worked. It always worked. So, our boys never went anywhere without us. And we were always invited to the party. But it was because we demanded that from the very … Continue reading

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Getting into the Swing

During the time I was laid off and I was finishing school, we decided it was time to make a big change in our lives. We had so much fun in the small town where the graduate school was located … Continue reading

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Somewhere down the crazy river

We went for a walk today along the river. You knew Richmond was at the fall line of the James River right? We saw the city from south of the river: I told the better-half that that’s about as far … Continue reading

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