Tag: music

These are better days


“Better Days” is one of Bruce Springsteen’s most underrated songs. At the beginning, Springsteen sings about “sitting around” and “waiting for life to beginning.” A position I’m quite familiar with. Yet as the song continues, a rock transformation happens. He acknowledges that every “fool’s got a reason for feelin’ sorry for himself.” He knows that […]

A Moment with Tom Petty


When Tom Petty died I was suddenly 19 again, wearing headphones and slumped in the backseat of a rented minivan. Dad is driving, Mom is riding shotgun and my two younger brothers are tucked in the middle bench watching Home Alone on a TV/VCR combo dad had strapped to a milk crate to entertain the […]

5 Reasons Why Springsteen’s Thunder Road is Your Life Right Now


On Friday night I’m leaving the kids at home and taking my best girl to see, hear and witness the incomparable Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. If you haven’t heard, the 67 year old Boss, is currently playing 4 hour musical marathons. Electric sets fused with 30 plus songs spanning 40 plus years of musical […]