Music plays a big role in my life. But so do other things that make my mind happy.
I've played music part-time for a big part of my life. Now, I focus on the accordion and think that this often maligned instrument is making a bold comeback.
I ran NCAA cross country and middle distance track & field once upon a time. My masochistic tendencies have mellowed since then.
I'm currently learning how to rid myself of the enigmatic Lyme disease. Dealing with the challenges and all that crap with a smile on my face.
Movies: The Last Picture Show, Best in Show (Everything Christopher Guest), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Dead Man, Blue in the Face, Blazing Saddles, Wings of Desire, Coen Bros, David Lynch, Jim Jarmusch, Wes Anderson, Werner Herzog, that great locally made indie film that you haven't discovered yet.
Music: Townes Van Zandt, Neko Case, Gillian Welch, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Robert Zimmerman, Taraf de Haidouks, The Magnetic Fields, John Zorn, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Tom Zé, Doc Watson, Tin Hat, Django Reinhardt,