Sad endings: The Divorce

Sad endings: The Divorce

And I never, ever, ever wanted to write this song I always thought things would change somehow And we would start getting along but it’s hopeless -of Montreal, “No Conclusion” (2007) This post sat unpublished for a few months (and saw the deletion of a Paul Simon quote), but you may as well know: After +/-10 fun and loving years and then some less amazing and less wonderful times, Nicole…

Angel Olsen

I don’t know how I was unaware of Angel Olsen (ghostly & yodeling) until the other day. A perfect addition to the fall music playlist.

Fall music: Julie Byrne

This Julie Byrne album found me as the days grew shorter, the nights colder, and the leaves turning more orange. It’s no coincidence that I seek this music out as fall, the best season, comes around. Here is Ms. Byrne doing “Young Wife” which is one of many slightly dreary (in a great way), slightly old timey songs on Rooms With Walls and Windows.

Halloween sketch: 2014

Halloween sketch: 2014

It’s often hard to get details from Zoe about what she did in school. I’m still not clear if she drew this from memory, if she actually drew it herself, and why she didn’t act like this was a huge feat of recall and skill.