Baby, I’m Falling Apart

Is it time for another self-pitying song already? Time really does fly when you’re having fun. Loudon Wainwright the third is one of my favorite songwriters and one who knows a thing or two about self-pity. If you don’t know the man’s work, you owe it to yourself to check it out. Here’s a snippetContinue reading “Baby, I’m Falling Apart”

Nobody Loves You (When You’re Down and Out)

I was fired last week from a job I’ve held a little less than two years. Every other job I’ve had ended when I decided to walk away. So it was a new experience for me, and not an entirely unpleasant one. The only thing I ever liked about that job, I liked way tooContinue reading “Nobody Loves You (When You’re Down and Out)”

Too Old to be Too Young to Die

There’s nothing wrong with getting old. The alternative, obviously, is dying before you get old, which sounds great in a rock’n’roll song but kind of sucks for the people gathered around your casket. I’m too old now to be too young to die and there’s something to be said for reaching that milestone (even ifContinue reading “Too Old to be Too Young to Die”