“Jitters Pass, College Begins”

Check out my op-ed in the Daily Wildcat today. “Jitters Pass, College Begins”

Puppy Chronicles: Zoey Comes Home!

Tucson, Arizona is storming on a late August afternoon. I meet and friend who is giving me a puppy chihuahua from the litter his family had. She is bundled in a peach flowery towel with her little head poking out, only to be pelted with the growingly frequent rain drops falling from the storm brewing … Continue reading

Q’s Song of the Day: “There’s A Place” – Winston!

Q’s Song of the Day is entitled “There’s A Place” by Winston!. Due to the fact that I am overly nostalgic of late, I have chosen a song that reminds me of some of my fondest high school memories… my high school band! Winston! was a short-lived piece of genius that was before its time. … Continue reading

Varied Versions: “Cry Me a River”

This is kind of a new venture, but I hope you enjoy it. I want to take the many difference versions of classic songs by various artists and see what I like in each, as well as hopefully inspire some participation on the reader’s behalf to tell me which one they like best as well. … Continue reading

Q’s Artist of the Week: Dinah Washington

I have neglected Q’s Song of the Day for quite a few days. Therefore, I have put together a little tribute to a woman that gives me chills and lifts my sails through rough times. Now, as most of you know, I am quite the old soul and my love for music transcends generational gaps. … Continue reading

Q’s Song of the Day: “I Thought I Saw Your Face Today” – She&Him

Q’s Song of the Day is entitled “I Thought I Saw Your Face Today” by the duo She&Him. This song was chosen due to the fact that I am faced with shadows of the past at every turn in this town where I experienced love for the first time. Memories appear in my mind at … Continue reading

Comfort and Its Absence

It’s hard learning to live again. Comfort is one of the most underestimated sentiments in this life. We become blind to it and then once it’s disrupted it is hard to reestablish or readjust to life without it. I’ve had the carpet pulled out from under me in the last few weeks. I’ve been in … Continue reading

Q’s Song of the Day: “Moondance” – Van Morrison

Q’s Song of the Day is entitled “Moondance” by Van Morrison. This is such an amazing song that is under-appreciated to me. On my drive from Las Vegas today I listened to this entire album by Van Morrison. It is a great driving album. Nevertheless, this individual track is such a fun song on its … Continue reading

Q’s Song of the Day: “The Only Child” – Jackson Browne

Q’s Song of the Day is entitled “The Only Child” by Jackson Browne Today was my last of a long weekend back home in Las Vegas. This evening we celebrated my father’s birthday, which is coming up in a week or so this month. I made him Carne Asada Tacos with homemade tortillas, black beans, … Continue reading

Q’s Songs of the Day: “The Fool On The Hill” – The Beatles; “World Hold On” – Bob Sinclair

For neglecting my song of the day yesterday, I have doubled up on musical goodness. Today’s double feature includes “The Fool On The Hill” by the Beatles and “World Hold On” by Bob Sinclair. I spent the movie with my father yesterday and saw the movie Dinner For Schmucks. I had very low expectations after … Continue reading