Summer Hiatus Photos

Taking a break for July. Will return refreshed and full of vim, vigor, and vitality in mid-August! Ready to talk about all kinds of new releases and maybe a few from the past as well. While you're waiting, here are a handful of random photos from a few of my favorite places. My apologies for … Continue reading Summer Hiatus Photos

On “O” Rings, Dumping, and Speeding

Last night, "O" ring #20 failed. Snapped without a sound.   Unlike those infamous "O" rings from the Challenger disaster, when this one failed, no one died.  Well, maybe no one died. Or maybe someone did.   In 1988, I'd been dumped by a man I'd lived with for five years. In response, my mother … Continue reading On “O” Rings, Dumping, and Speeding