Childhood, Family, Favorite Things, Life, Music, Writing

What Was Your First Concert?

I'm not a big fan of going to music concerts. As I've grown older and gotten to know myself better, I've realized that it's because my characteristics are neurodivergent. Loud noises and flashing lights tend to bother me. But going to my first concert with my dad to see Hall and Oates is something I'll… Continue reading What Was Your First Concert?

Chicago, Favorite Things, Music, Nonsense, Uncategorized

Favorite Musicians from The Midwest

The whole reason I wrote this post was that I discovered, in 2022, that The Violent Femmes are from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which completely blew my mind. For some reason, I assumed they were from England. Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com As a result, I decided to spend an evening going through my playlists to see… Continue reading Favorite Musicians from The Midwest

Humor, Music, Universe

Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots, Episode 20- Simplify

Preparing for Election Day tomorrow, the looming social media warfare, the inevitable lockdown, and of course the ever-present COVID. November's tater tot post is chock full of things to keep your mind occupied and to simplify your life during this hectic time. If you're new here and are wondering, what the hell is a tater… Continue reading Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots, Episode 20- Simplify

Humor, Music, Nonsense

Music Will Help You Forget That Your Life is Absolutely F*****G Miserable

I found a bunch of cool writing prompts on Pinterest and thought this might be just enough to take you away from it all for a half-hour journey. Music is one of my most favorite coping mechanisms and what I qualify as self-care, so I am calling myself your therapist for the day and writing… Continue reading Music Will Help You Forget That Your Life is Absolutely F*****G Miserable

Humor, Music, My Book, Nonsense, Tater Tots, Universe

Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 19 (Welcome to the Menopausedome)

When I was 14, this album was released: Frankie Goes to Hollywood's Welcome to the Pleasuredome. It was revolutionary given that they were openly gay in 1984. The word "period" wasn't even permitted on television until a year later, in a Playtex commercial. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOHCtQfFn7E I don't recall it being groundbreaking, but that could be because I… Continue reading Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 19 (Welcome to the Menopausedome)