The Hums
Music

The Hums


Despite a range approaching a full octave (on a good day), I must admit to myself that I am in the lowest quartile of the population when it comes to singing quality. My timbre is terribre. What makes it worse is that I’ve been fortunate to know and work with many people in the upper onetile (not a … Continue reading

The Other Mindy Project
Music

The Other Mindy Project


Words as Knives A couple times this week people close to me were the recipients of unkind words. When these kinds of things happen, I confess my first instinct is to pick up those knife words (#5 here) and fling them back at the flinger with extreme velocity. In the vicinity of the throat, but … Continue reading

Music / The First Christmas / The Process / The Stage / Writing

Christmas Crunchtime


Being a guy, I’m used to Christmas Crunchtime starting when December reaches the 20s (datewise, not temperature-wise — I’m never used to the 20s temperature-wise). But we’re in the thick of crunchtime for “The First Christmas” (TFC) right now. I shouldn’t even be writing this post, except that I have a firm commitment to write … Continue reading