Category Archives: Art

The Ira Glass Experience

                    On Saturday night, the wife and I ambled up to Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder to hear Ira Glass speak. If the name isn’t familiar, Ira is the creative force behind and the host of the NPR show (WBEZ in Chicago, technically) This American Life. If you’ve […]

The Cold, Hard Realities of the Women’s Book Club Phenomenon

Anne and some of her friends put together a monthly book club a few years ago, and last night, the gals decided they’d invite their spouses along so we could get an up close and personal look at this women’s book club phenomenon. Here are a few quick observations on that subject: 1. From […]

The Overwhelming Importance of 11 Dollars

            At the risk of diving headlong into that terminally whiny “woe is me, I’m an artist and no one appreciates me” place that absolutely no one enjoys hearing about, let me just say that in my limited experience dabbling with artistic endeavor (music, radio, writing, speaking, and trying to learn all of John Travolta’s […]