Category Archives: music

concerts, music related feelings, songs I often regret admitting that I like

The Harder I Rock, the Older I Get

One of my favorite things in the entire world is live music. The energy that a live show creates is palpable, and nowhere is this more true than at a rock show. Rock shows, eg. Toadies, Foo Fighters, Arctic Monkeys, … Continue reading

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Closing a Door but Still Holding on to the Doorknob

This evening I walked away from a world that, though small, I built from scratch over the past several months. Today was my last day working in the internal medicine department at my job. Working in this department has made … Continue reading

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Splashes of Beauty

Mental illness has a universal human component to it in that it takes specific parts of the human experience and magnifies it and distorts it until life is out of balance. Who hasn’t suffered grief, loss, fear, trauma, sadness, elation, … Continue reading

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2 Drops in the 2013 Bucket

We are in a brand new year, our annual clean slate, our second chance to turn our lives into what we want them to be.  I’ve spent some new years saying goodbye to years that I couldn’t wait to put … Continue reading

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The Toadies Do Tulsa

This weekend I traveled to Tulsa, OK to see one of my all time favorite bands, The Toadies.  I have seen more of their shows in the past 15 years of my life than any other band, and each one has … Continue reading

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