Joe Jackson/Flamenco/Dead Moon

On Monday I went to see Joe Jackson play Thalia Hall. I’d never seen him play live but have known his songs since I was a kid. “Steppin’ Out” and “Breaking Us in Two” in particular are lodged so deep I don’t really remember life without them. It’s dangerous to see a show like this. Dangerous because the relationshipContinue reading “Joe Jackson/Flamenco/Dead Moon”

Up on the Roof

A few months ago I discovered that there was a way up to the roof of my building just outside my front door. I invested in a ladder, went up there once, then didn’t think of it again till a couple weeks ago. This time I dragged my French easel and paints up there andContinue reading “Up on the Roof”