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Thank you, Good Riddance

Thank you, Good Riddance

November 17, 2019

Good Riddance is a band that matured without abandoning their sound, consciousness, or intensity.  That’s really hard to do in music – especially punk.  As many of us age, a separation between our past and present develops that some rationalize as simply part of an inevitable growth process.  Too often, devolution is masked as evolution.  […]

C-Hill in Carson City

C-Hill in Carson City

October 6, 2019

One of the many benefits of living in Carson City is that we’re situated just immediately to the east of the Sierra Nevada, which means that we’re living a short distance from a handful of trails that beg to be hiked.  Earlier today, I ventured into the foothills that you can see from my driveway.  […]

Alone, yet never lonely, at Great Basin National Park

Alone, yet never lonely, at Great Basin National Park

September 2, 2019

“So, as the walls close in…regress or overcome…” -Good Riddance In need of a late summer distraction as the next academic year approaches, I planned a solo road trip to explore eastern Nevada.  While I love my career and always look forward to meeting new students, there’s a certain melancholy that accompanies the end of […]