And Music is The In Between

Sunday night, I went to see my favorite band, We Banjo 3, with my wife. The trio of four Irishmen from Galway blend traditional Irish music with American bluegrass and folk styles. And while the music alone is reason enough for me to love them, they are also incredibly supportive of mental health awareness.  I […]

When the Rain Drowns the Storm

I heard a line in a song recently that talked about the rain drowning the storm and thought to myself, well that seems like a perfect metaphor for depression. Because when the rains of depression come, they seem to swallow everything, even the depression itself. But that is just a lie, because mental illness is […]

I’m Winning…And Possibly Losing My Hearing

Last night, my wife and I went to a little music bar in Chicago to hear a friend of ours who was opening up the live music that night. She was amazing, as she always is. The bar was a charming little place with red walls, black trimming, mini-metal gargoyles guarding the sound board, and […]