Freddie Mercury Makes Me Cry

"I won't be a rock star.  I will be a legend."   Freddie Mercury   Mini Me goes to school at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. Long ago, when we were just visiting and falling in love with Nashville, we fell in love with a great little shop called Two Old Hippies.  We shop there …

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La Mère du Psycho: Break on Through

I had visited the grave of Jim Morrison on my first trip to Paris, 23 years ago. I had no idea that this time, I would be jumping a barricade to visit him again....

A Very Short Story About The Little Brother Who Loves His Big Brother (and tries to hang on his every word ;) ) …And the Vast Difference Between 18 and 9

I was washing my face last night when The Baby walked (a little sulkily) into the bathroom, but obviously with some news he needed to share with me. I asked him what was up.  He announced to me that one of Mini Me's favorite musician's had died, and he asked me if I already knew …

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The Colonel

I did not want to go to the Colonel's birthday party. In fact, I was kinda mad about it....

Grinchmas

Here it is, a week before Christmas, and I just finished decorating.  I don't think that has ever happened before.  I managed to twist Mini Me's arm enough so that he and his friend (and bandmate) Jody (who will now be known to us as 'Cody' because the music teacher, who is also a friend …

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Daveed

I decided to brave The Earl to see Daveed Diggs (original Thomas Jefferson/Marquis de Lafayette in the musical Hamilton) and his band Clipping....Little did I know that I would be one of the oldest people in attendance....and the fact that I came as a Hamilton fan would make me stick out like a sore thumb....

Hallowf**kingween

....I followed up by saying that Thomas Jefferson probably did not wear purple satin and velvet, either....

Elvis Has Left the Building

We had to be at Belmont the next morning at a specified time. I can no longer remember what that specified time was, but sure as hell, we were running late.

Heartsick, With A Month To Go…

Wednesday, it will be a mere month away. We will take Mini Me to college on August 20. Part of me would like to lock him in the dog crate. He would fit.

Click/Boom, Then IT Happened…HAMILTON!

I took my 15 year old daughter to NYC to try to get Hamilton tickets 1 week before the original cast was leaving the show. We slept in the cancellation line for two days...we got in the matinee on the third day....this is our adventure!