Going Places with the National Parks

“And if you’re looking for light Just keep running to me ‘Cause you just might find it Where the river meets the sea” This is the bridge to “Ghosts” by The National Parks. I first heard it a little over 4 years ago and I remember being struck by the beauty of that bridge and the instrumental part that followed it. I listened to this song on repeat for the rest of the day... read more

SXSW Part 2 An (un)Expected Journey

This is the continuation of the account of my SXSW trip. I shall call it SXSW trip day two, an (un)expected journey. I tried to go to bed at a decent hour Friday night, but I found it difficult by what was going in the rooms on each side of me. I tweeted the following at 10:50pm. @philstasyszen: So I’m staying in a hotel and I’m pretty sure I’m hearing the person next door snoring. I... read more