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Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind?

Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind?

It’s hard to imagine that a little over a year ago I was sending out numerous job applications. I’ve officially been at UConn for a year now and I was just made a permanent employee. I think I’m still getting…

State Of Love And Trust

State Of Love And Trust

It’s worth noting that two weekends ago we didn’t have a gig. It was first full weekend we’ve had off since October (I checked the calendar to confirm). We didn’t plan it that way but we certainly took advantage of…

What The Hell Have I

What The Hell Have I

A friend recently reminded me that I have this blog and he does like to read what I put on here. Never one to disappoint, it seemed opportune to address the serious neglect that this site regularly suffers from due…

Been Away Too Long

Been Away Too Long

After a 5 year hiatus, I’m returning to school. I’m not quite sure of my path yet, but I’m going to start with a graduate course in the English Department at the University of Connecticut (UConn) and a technology course…

Teaching Health And Wellness

Teaching Health And Wellness

For every article that appears on Interdigitized, there are probably 4 or 5 that never get published. This happens for a number of reasons: I’ll start writing and become distracted or need to do something else then never return to…

Out On The Weekend

Out On The Weekend

The weekend before last was grounding. A few weeks ago Heidi had a health scare with a low platelet count. She’s fine now and slowly being weaned off medications, but that experience really affected us, more than I think we…

Song Siblings: Billy Joel’s “I’ve Loved These Days” & Joseph Arthur’s “I Miss The Zoo”

Song Siblings: Billy Joel’s “I’ve Loved These Days” & Joseph Arthur’s “I Miss The Zoo”

I love to analyze music, especially comparing similarities in songs. Whether it’s the arrangement, sound of a particular instrument, or thematic elements; I think it’s a useful exercise as a musician. This is the initial installment of what I intend…