Care Package for Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020

Happy Birthday: Joanna Newsom, musician38 years oldBorn Jan. 18, 1982 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cCAW2KbAzzM Music: Bluesboy by Deer Tick https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ix4IgsyQAB0 50 States, 100 Weeks: Coral Castle, Miami, FL. Photo credit: en.wikipedia.org Prog Rock Album Art: Hemispheres by Rush Photo credit: udiscovermusic.com Poetry: Evening Song by Willa CatherDear love, what thing of all the things that beIs ever worth …

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THANKSREADING 2019: So You’re a Little Sad, So Read

It’s the final day of Thanksreading 2019, and I’m focusing on an author whose new (and first prose) book I bought a little over a week ago: Alicia Tobin. Alicia Tobin Tobin’s new book, So You’re a Little Sad, So What? Nice Things to Say to Yourself on Bad Days and Other Essays, is a …

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THANKSREADING 2019: A Person and Their Dog

Today is the third-to-last installment of this year’s Thanksreading pieces. I had a grand idea for today’s writing, but that’s fallen to the wayside.  Sunday night was a scary time, and it’s been a long day today (Monday, as I write this), dealing with the fallout from it. I don’t have the mental presence to …

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THANKSREADING 2019: Bustin’ Up the Boys Club

It’s day four of Thanksreading. The halfway point. How have I gotten this far without talking about comic books? I’m off my game. Let’s get to it. The comic book industry has been a male-dominated field from the very beginning. So much so that by the time I started collecting them in the early 1990s, …

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