Chaplinesque

Ever since my son Jude was old enough to watch movies, we’ve had pizza party movie night. Usually weekly. Usually Friday. Most recently, he did a throwback dance and chose Wall-e, during which many fond memories of toddler Jude cascaded through my mind. But, I was also reminded of how good a film it is.Continue reading “Chaplinesque”

Real Real Gone

Not a fan of bucket lists, per se.  Every day should be a bucket list, if that makes sense.  However, there are a few ticks on my list and one of them was catching Van Morrison live.  Used to go to loads of shows as a young dude, then of course, I played music andContinue reading “Real Real Gone”

Happy New Year and the New Book

Dear Friends and Family – Holiday Greetings, happy New Year, and best of 2015 to you all! Thought I’d send along a little holiday update that should’ve gone with a card or letter, but alas, will have to arrive electronically. As a fan of handwritten notes, postcards, and stories of other people’s vacations, I loveContinue reading “Happy New Year and the New Book”

Science on Screen

Sent this around to a few friends already, but Jude and I went to another night of Science on Screen at the Belcourt Theater here in Nashville. Apparently, there are a few other locations around the country doing this, so if it’s in your neighborhood, check it out. It’s sponsored by a grant from theContinue reading “Science on Screen”

Me, Jude, Peter and his Auntie

Peter and his Auntie This past summer (2013), Jude and I went to the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville to see the three surviving Monkees  hop the first train to Clarksville and play a string of their deepest album cuts and greatest hit singles. More than a bubblegum parade, it was an impressive array of tunesContinue reading “Me, Jude, Peter and his Auntie”