Day 22: Headlights – The Classic Crime

A sad fact of life is that people leave. They leave temporarily or permanently from our lives. It’s sad when a best friend moves across the country, when a wife leaves her husband, or when a brother or son dies an untimely death. To “leave” has a lot of meanings but typically a negative emotion. … Continue reading Day 22: Headlights – The Classic Crime

2018: The Year in Music

Happy New Year, everyone! If you have never happened upon this corner of the Internet, welcome! If you’ve been to these parts before, you’ll notice a few things that are different. You may notice that this site is no longer called Ground Up Ideas (though it is still housed under that domain; I’m working on that.) I … Continue reading 2018: The Year in Music

Day Twenty: Wonder – The Classic Crime

I was an introspective child. I don’t say that to pat myself on the back either. I’ve been socially awkward since the day I was born, and have lived 80% of my life in my head thus far. Because I was so recessive as a kid, I had a lot of time and space to … Continue reading Day Twenty: Wonder – The Classic Crime

Day Six: Safe – The Airborne Toxic Event

It’s a question songwriters have been asking for centuries: “What is Love?” Shakespeare toyed with the idea in his sonnets. Benatar taught us that love is a battlefield. Others have promised that they’ll never leave their partner. Is love all that? Is love a song, a warzone, or a lifelong vow? Or is it all three? The question may … Continue reading Day Six: Safe – The Airborne Toxic Event