100 songs that influenced my life

Music has always been important to me. It inspires me, challenges me, and sometimes annoys me. Looking back, I’m glad that I challenged myself at an early age to avoid top 40 and have a relatively diverse list of influential songs. Putting together a list like this took much longer than I expected. I could… Continue reading 100 songs that influenced my life

Travel weary in Europe

I’m tired. I’m worn out. I’ve hit my travel limitations. Is that even possible? I’ve logged a lot of miles in the past year and the last few months have been overwhelmingly busy as I prepare to leave Paris to live in the Bay Area again. My first year in Paris saw little European travel,… Continue reading Travel weary in Europe

Ottis lied to me! The death of Adam Walsh

Here’s a little known fact about me. I used to correspond with Ottis Toole, the serial killer. I got his address in prison from a serial killer art show and we wrote to each other for several years. I’d send him paper, pens, a few bucks and he’d reply with letters transcribed by the guy… Continue reading Ottis lied to me! The death of Adam Walsh