So… Monki is 6 months old. About 9 months ago, I wrote about having a short time where my likes could totally overwrite hers, and that as she grew, she’d start to develop her own tastes and preferences.
I just didn’t expect it to start so soon. Continue reading
Categories: Monki, Music, Personal
Tags: American Pie, David Bowie, fish, Frozen, Harry Chapin, Let it go, Mahna mana, marillion, Musical tastes, playlists, tears of a father
Geek Dad says what I would say… so I’m gonna let him say it.
Some people may remember Harry Chapin as the “Cat’s in the Cradle” guy; how did this musician from the ’70s impact the world in any lasting or meaningful way?
Source: Let’s Celebrate Harry Chapin Day – GeekDad
Had no idea the connection between Harry Chapin and Wes Craven. Amazing how lives intersect.
Source: Wes Craven: The Man and his Nightmares – John Wooley – Google Books
It’s no secret I am a big fan of the band Marillion. I have followed them from their 80s Prog Rock beginnings up through their current, more straight forward rock and roll albums. In fact, I first discovered them in late 1984 when I was working at the Waldenbooks in the Meadows Mall and I had a reciprocity deal going with the guys who worked at the record store. When they needed books for school, I would strip the covers or give them my discount (this was before I knew how the author end of things worked – I would never do that today!) and in return, whenever I’d go into the record store, I’d bring a stack of LPs and a 45 to the counter and the guys would ring me up for the single (about $1.49 or so in those days) and throw the entire stack into a bag. Continue reading