I have a strange and lopsided day to talk about, which has seen pretty disparate ends of the emotional spectrum. To start with the bad news, my mother was admitted to Mary Washington Hospital today with chest pains. She’s only 54 and this really bugged me in so many ways, …

I’ll be in late to work today since I’m loading PA for tonight’s gig with the Jenny Boyle Band. My boss is totally kewl because he is flexible with my hours so I have an easier time making it to gigs without having to take a lot of leave. Life …