Lyricists

Put the Needle on the Record

The last phrase in my Twitter bio says, “recovering d.j.”. The term ‘recovery’, like as a goal for those ridding themselves from an addiction of some sort, is usually equated with abstinence or necessary lifestyle change. I understand this concept well. Not that music and d.j.ing hold any personal danger. But, after college, I pursued …

The Gift

It is Christmas Eve. I could be in for a long night. There is one present remaining on the list. It is an important one. I simply can’t let her down, not after the birthday fiasco some time back. I’m better than that. So, I press on. At one point tonight, downtown had been fairly …

Holiday Zen

This is a rough time of year for a lot of people. Divorced parents are no exception. It is easy to get tripped up looking at what has been lost rather than what might have been gained. The holidays are about family (and friends), no doubt. And, honestly, without them it can be hard. It …