Because Dreams Are Made of This

I don’t know what’s lasted longer: my time away from family and the US or the months (years?) since I’ve seen live music. I’m sure many of you music fans reading this are in the exact same boat. What a wearying time we’ve all had. You feel the disconnect almost daily, but you feel the... Continue Reading →

In the Dark

Welcome back, dear reader, it’s been a tough couple of weeks. And months. It’s been awhile. Thanks for reading and... A big Happy August Birthday to Christine - friend, roomie, concert buddy, LYLAS *** It’s a good time to mix cocktails. To read. To run. It’s a good time to lie down on the living room... Continue Reading →

Monday Morning Music – HBHBHB

"And meanwhile the man was falling from space And everyday I wore your face Like an atmosphere around me A satellite inside me" How is this song NOT about David Bowie? I wonder every time I listen to it - "How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful" - the title track from Florence + The Machine's... Continue Reading →

Madonna, All Hail

This week, in a beautiful generational symmetry, EO and I went to Madonna’s Rebel Heart concert here in Hong Kong. My one and only Madonna show prior to this was a floor seat at Austin’s Frank Erwin Center on the Like a Virgin tour, May 1985, a few weeks before I graduated from high school.... Continue Reading →

The Coolest Weekend in Hong Kong

It’s been a few days but I’m still buzzed from my Clockenflap experience. Kil Sun Moon, Rachael Yamagata, The Skatalites, Clean Bandit, Earth, Wind & Fire Experience, Swervedriver, cold beer, good food, best friends, EO and YO having a blast. And I haven’t even mentioned Sunday night! Oh Lord. But before I get to that... Continue Reading →

Guys & Concerts: An Education

Randy from Baton Rouge Randy from Baton Rouge who was a great dancer not so great kisser took me to the Propaganda concert Fall semester which I thought was a date but asked me after to reimburse him for the ticket not that I would have minded if the evening had been prefaced by this... Continue Reading →

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