Category Archives: Music

New Music: Jackson Bybee

Jackson has been at it again, releasing three new songs today. If you’ve listened to any of his previous songs, you know what to expect here. Lots of electro beats. I really like his stuff.

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Galactic Voyage Debut

My youngest son, Jackson, is becoming something of a music junkie. (He comes by it honestly.) I’ve posted before about his blog; he’s been ranking some of his favorite albums by some of his favorite artists for the past few … Continue reading

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Albums of the Year: 2021 Update

Over the years, I’ve enjoyed using this blog as an outlet to write about some of my favorite music. And lately, this has been a great conversation with my youngest son, Jackson (who has his own blog here; it seems … Continue reading

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Jackson’s New Blog

My youngest son has a blog he’s been writing for the past several months called Everything TV. He’s been writing about some of what he’s been watching, including several posts about Survivor and our family viewing of The Help in … Continue reading

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Best Albums of 2020

Years from now, we’ll remember 2020 as the year of pandemic and quarantine and social distancing. We’ll remember 2020 as the year of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery. We’ll remember 2020 as the tipping point in our … Continue reading

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Album of the Year, 1990-2019

Back in the summer, I posted about my favorite album each year going all the way back to my teen years. It was a fun little exercise and it helped take my mind off the fact that we couldn’t do … Continue reading

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Letter to You

Just in time to save 2020….or at least give us a little boost.

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My Favorite Back-to-Back-to-Back Songs

This summer, I’ve been listening to Reunions quite a bit, the new album from Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit. There are some great songs on this record, including the triumvirate of “Dreamsicle,” “Only Children,” and “Overseas.” I love it … Continue reading

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Best Music of 2020 (So Far)

In some ways, it’s hard to believe that we’re already past the halfway mark of the year. But then again, in other ways, it seems like 2020 is the year that will never end. In the absence of sports, concerts, … Continue reading

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My Best Albums List: 1987-2019

The past few months of quarantine have been challenging for many people in this country. My heart hurts for those who have lost loved ones to the coronavirus (over 110,000 as of this writing — with 21 states reporting an … Continue reading

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