I Work in Chaos: The Art of Lou Beach

I’m up on Cover Our Tracks with our last post of 2017. I got to interview the amazing Lou Beach, the collagist responsible for some of my favorite album covers, including the American debut from Yellow Magic Orchestra. Titling my pieces isn’t always my strong point, but this time the title jumped out at me. …

Wine and Climate Change

The Little Blue Marble has its first feature-length reported piece and it was written by me! You can read it here. This was an interesting piece to do and it made me think a lot about political polarization — oddly enough — as well as bias in the media. In this age of Twitter and …

Custom guitar picks

I need new business cards for like a year now, and I am definitely going to get on top of that today, because I am SUPER organized and have my priorities straight ALWAYS. But meanwhile a friend told me about Build A Pick, where you can upload your own design and text and get it …

Life Wisdom

Homework-for-Parents is one of my pet peeves. To be honest, I tend to phone it in — if I remember to do it at all. Therefore, I am both surprised and impressed with my last-year self for evidently taking this Life Wisdom assignment so seriously– and I’m blown away by what I wrote! I just …