Regular Life

Regular Life

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

Posts filed under Music

Full Circle

Sometimes life throws you a curveball that comes right where you want it. Saturday night I pored over the used CD section at Half Price Books, a used book, music, and software store. The titles jumped out at me from my childhood and my puberty. But my puberty didn’t jump out at me. That would… (read more)

Father’s Date Night

Sometimes, when you’re married with children, you take turns spending the occasional evening away from the home life. If you’re fortunate enough to not have work the next day, you can enjoy the benefits of tucking the child in bed and kissing the spouse goodnight before leaving for your night of reckless abandon. Or, shameless… (read more)

Rock Me

A co-worker returned from the doctor and announced, “I have strep.” We all knew what she meant, but my question (which I did not ask) was, “Really? Strep ear? Strep foot?” Sometimes abbreviating a term or a phrase can be funny, and sometimes it can be aggravating. I can’t stand it when someone about to… (read more)

A Cinnamon What?

My wife reminded me of a couple of funny lyrics from my past. One is a misheard lyric, but the other is an intentional play on words. No children read this, right? I have cleaned this post up a bit so that, instead of blurting out the word in question, I give a hint and… (read more)

Reverend Blue Jeans

“Just on hold on Lucy…” Shannon sang as .38 Special played on the radio. “Excuse me?” I asked. “Is that not right?” “It’s ‘Hold on loosely.’” Some of our favorite moments as a couple occur when one of us sings a misheard lyric. This happens mostly during songs written before our shared lives began. What’s… (read more)