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October 30, 2020

I Really Got Into It

A few words on a music scene, Halloween costumes, and I Really Get Into It, a documentary about the underage architects of Sioux Falls punk.

September 30, 2020

It’s Okay to Not Watch

Last night was the first presidential debate, and it was frightening. But I did not watch. And I will not watch.

August 31, 2020

31 Perfect Albums

I participated in an Instagram challenge to post 31 perfect albums throughout August. I did that, and these are those albu

July 31, 2020

Smell Memories

Mountain conifers and bus diesel provide the foundation for a quick lesson on olfactory memory and a mixtape of unrelated songs.

June 30, 2020

Art, Artist, and Context

The context that informs our musical taste also forces us to think hard about who we continue to support — and whether we can excise them from our past.

May 28, 2020

Gardening

Let’s use gardening as a metaphor for our struggles to feel present with virtual (and real) friends.

April 30, 2020

Looking for Motivation in My Free Time

I haven’t yet learned a new language or rebuilt a flower garden or read an Important Novel, but I did finally make a mix tape post so I hope you are happy.

March 22, 2020

In a Basement During a Pandemic

I didn’t want to write about the pandemic, because everyone else has written or talked about the pandemic, and that’s exactly why I decided to write about the pandemic.

February 29, 2020

Leap Day

In which the author attempts to explain Leap Day as a lie, and equate it to his need to schedule out time for tasks. Or something like that.

January 31, 2020

Three Short Obits

January’s been a bummer, to be perfectly frank. It’s not really fair.