Waiting for the sun in 2015

The number one album in America for the week that I was born was the Doors’ Waiting for the Sun. I’ve loved the Doors since I was in grammar school, and I was pleased to learn they were on top when I entered the world. And the title of this, their third studio album, seemsContinue reading “Waiting for the sun in 2015”

When the music’s over

I love the Doors. When I was a kid, back around my freshman year of high school, I taught myself how to draw the Doors’ geometric logo┬ábecause it, like their music, spoke to me. I will always hold their music as a part of my life, even if I was only three when Jim MorrisonContinue reading “When the music’s over”

The future’s uncertain and the end is always near

As I was showering this morning, grateful to have another day on this planet, the Doors’ Roadhouse Blues came into my head for some reason. I’ve loved the Doors for as long as I can remember, and I even discussed their music with my mom recently, and she apparently liked their music in her youth,Continue reading “The future’s uncertain and the end is always near”

Hello, I love you, won’t you tell me your name?

Picture from The DoorsBlog If I had to choose one book that changed my life, my answer wouldn’t be one of the usual suspects. It wouldn’t be Catcher in the Rye or anything like that. No, the book that I would give that honor to would be Danny Sugarman’s No One Here Gets Out Alive,Continue reading “Hello, I love you, won’t you tell me your name?”

Takin’ care of business is his name

I heard an interesting combination of songs on the radio yesterday. Songs, in and of themselves, can be enjoyed in a variety of ways. Either they’re played in sequence on an album, and if you’ve listened to the album enough, you know what to expect when that song is over. On the first Van HalenContinue reading “Takin’ care of business is his name”

Countdown to #Cubs #DoubleTriple now at 44 losses

The Cubs imploded in the 9th inning tonight and so, as promised, here is a recap of the 1967 New York Mets. I will follow the same basic format for each entry, followed by a short narrative. Expansion team: No Overall record: 61-101 # of win streaks of 3 games or more: Four Manager(s): WesContinue reading “Countdown to #Cubs #DoubleTriple now at 44 losses”