There are a ton of metaphors for life and I keep finding myself at the metaphor of a puzzle. The pieces of all of our lives are somewhere within our grasp and it’s on us to figure out how they all fit together and make a beautiful picture. There’s no one I’ve finished more puzzles […]Read more "Piecing Together A Beautiful Picture: My Great Grandma"
I will admit that before last Wednesday’s CMA Awards, I had not listened to a whole lot of Chris Stapleton. I heard the track ‘Traveller’ a handful of times and maybe a couple other tracks, but never the Traveller album as a whole. I made myself change that the very next day. I immediately regret […]Read more "Don’t let Chris Stapleton be country radio’s flavor of the month"
Country music has a lot of award shows, but you can oversaturate the market with them if you get the ratings and, well, country music is a big draw. The night will be full of big performances, can’t get much bigger than an opening number from Eric Church and Hank Williams Jr., and, of course, […]Read more "CMA Awards: Predicting the winners at the 49th CMA Awards"
A little over a year ago, on this very website, I wrote my 30th Anniversary Retrospective of Bruce Springsteen’s Born in the USA which was a fun experience and an endeavor that didn’t hit me to do until the evening of the day of. I am much more prepared for Born to Run… I’m beginning […]Read more "40th Anniversary Retrospective of Bruce Springsteen’s Born to Run"
Nine out of 16. Nine out of 16 players on the Minnesota Timberwolves current roster were born in the 1990’s. That’ll only increase after the Wolves make the first overall pick in the NBA Draft in a month from now. It’s not that young pups immediately turns a team into a contending team, but it […]Read more "Young and Dangerous: Time To Pay Attention To The Timberwolves"