The 5 Books I’d Like To Share with my Daughter (if I had one)

The past twenty-plus years of reading have seen my tastes change from children’s literature to teen novels to dense assigned readings in college, and now, anything that captures my imagination. Even to this day, I can look back on books I read as a child and remember what it was like to read it for […]

Trying Mandolin: How I found myself in a weird place last Friday night

So… Let’s talk about last Friday night. On any given Friday, you can usually find me in one of two places: Curled up in bed catching up on my Netflix shows, or… Out at bar with my friends Fridays are a great time to get out of my workweek headspace. There are no emails or […]

Poulenc’s “Dialogues of the Carmelites” and the Grip of the Absurd

It is hard to explain to people the power of opera if they just haven’t… you know… had one of “those” moments.