Poor Men Wanna Be Rich, Rich Men Wanna Be Kings

Last summer, during my road trip back east, I drove through the Badlands of South Dakota. Traversing the winding road past majestic, red-striped ancient rock formations, I cranked up the music really loudly, rocking out to the one song that made sense at that moment: “Badlands” by Bruce Springsteen. Because I’m both a literalist, andContinue reading “Poor Men Wanna Be Rich, Rich Men Wanna Be Kings”

Mr. DeMille, I’m Ready for My Closeup

My life has been unusually balanced lately. In the past, it has seemed like there were hardly enough hours in the day to get everything accomplished – even being out of work. I’d felt like I was too busy online to watch any TV, too busy watching TV to read a book, too busy readingContinue reading “Mr. DeMille, I’m Ready for My Closeup”