“Princess Cut” Forces a Painful Conversation

Our culture’s willingness to talk about anything no matter how personal at anytime seems to expand with every Cialis commercial. It’s as if any topic is an acceptable topic no matter where or in what company it is introduced. Child sexual abuse has been a bit slower to enter the national conversation – unless the […]

Singer/Songwriter Open Mics Downtown

I think the reason I’ve avoided open mic nights for singer/songwriters is the same reason I’ve avoided comedy shows until recently: I hate to see someone bomb. It makes me uncomfortable to see someone else who is uncomfortable – particularly in front of a crowd. I, myself, once performed an original song at a fiddler’s […]