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Normally I wouldn’t relay the highlights of any conversation that goes on in a hockey locker room, because, hey, I have kids. And someday they’ll read this. But last night there was a brief and fairly comical discussion about Twitter, the new hottest trend...

Versus vs. Netherworlds

Last night I watched the Capitals and Rangers play a game 7 in the NHL hockey playoffs. A great back-and-forth game, complete with astounding saves, hard hitting and general excitement all the way through. I have had my problems with the NHL over the last 15 years,...

Porcupine

It used to be that I scoured the list of album releases every week, trying to see if I could uncover something new or something that sounded interesting. Nowadays, due to a combination of the internet and life in general, that doesn’t happen anymore. The...

Animals & Vegetables

I usually get to read books for 10-20 minutes per day if I’m lucky. There are plenty of days when I don’t get to read at all and I hate that. But life is life. I’ve finally completed Barbara Kingsolver’s incredible book, called “Animal...

Sweep Up, Little Sweeper Boy

A couple of years ago, I attended a Pernice Brothers show at the lovely old Iron Horse in Northampton, MA. It has always been one of my longtime favorite places to see a show. The long gone Bay State Hotel is another, but we’ll save that one for a different...