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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…

Where Are We Now?

Where Are We Now?

Much of the news cycle is following two tracks: Trump’s cabinet picks and the big question of “What happened?” in this election. I’ll get to the cabinet picks later, but that second question isn’t going to have a simple answer…

‘Til The 21st Century Lose

‘Til The 21st Century Lose

This week has crawled by. If I can be sure of anything, it’s that I’ve been shaken out of my complacency and so have many others. It’s been nice to talk to people and see the connections being made on…

Goodbye, Leonard Cohen

Goodbye, Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen died this week. I lost a spiritual guide. Cohen’s music came into my life at a strange time. I was struggling with leaving one relationship and starting another. I remember feeling lost. It was in that overlap, ending…