SAS 001: What you know is right with the world

SAS: Share a story. I received a box of cards from a resident, each one with a unique prompt. The cards are meant to help people get to know each other. I plan on sharing the cards with our residents here, but since I won't be sharing with them, I'll be sharing with you. You'll… Continue reading SAS 001: What you know is right with the world

Story 2: We Could Have

The light of the sun began to bleed into the night. It was cold in the car, and I wondered if it were colder outside. The car had been running for hours, but Sarah and I were so preoccupied that I didn’t notice it was on or that the heater was off or that my… Continue reading Story 2: We Could Have

Song Spotlight 6

"Paradise" by Coasts. https://open.spotify.com/track/3nOvH7k1rJUwujWHNfK33F Coasts is an English rock band. This record was one of their singles for their second album, called This Life, Vol. 1 (2017). Their eponymous last record contained songs like, "Oceans," and "Your Soul." I just want to start with how much I enjoyed their first album. I didn't love it all,… Continue reading Song Spotlight 6

Song Spotlight 5

"When I Needed You" by Carly Rae Jepsen. https://open.spotify.com/track/3dDTVzIF6s7EyU6NoviFwD Carly Rae Jepsen is a singer-songwriter from British Columbia, Canada. Her more famous tracks include, "Call Me Maybe," and, "I Really Like You." "When I Needed You" is a track off her third album, Emotion. This song. This song, dude. This freaking song, home slice. This, for… Continue reading Song Spotlight 5

Song Spotlight 4

"Giving Up" by Ingrid Michaelson. https://open.spotify.com/track/1DLVoGqzbKabLDABTAh5ye Ingrid Michaelson is a singer and songwriter from New York. This song was released on her third album, Be OK, which was released in 2008. Her bigger hits include, "The Way I Am," and, "You and I." I chose this song because since the first day I heard it, I… Continue reading Song Spotlight 4

Song Spotlight 3

"Tell Me How" by Paramore. https://open.spotify.com/track/0Nt9OgNZ856RjKIPldNRf9 https://soundcloud.com/paramore/tell-me-how Paramore is a band originating in Tennessee, currently consisting of Hayley Williams, Taylor York, and Zac Farro. They've just released their fifth album, which I'm not really going to review. I will, however, say that it is, at minimum, quite good. Among other things, it has a lot of… Continue reading Song Spotlight 3

Song Spotlight 2

"Lost Boys" by Ocean Park Standoff. https://open.spotify.com/track/434j2chLPaquCFLIKCcxAB https://soundcloud.com/oceanparkstandoff/lost-boys   Ocean Park Standoff is a band from Southern California, consisting of Samantha Ronson, Pete Nappi, and Ethan Thompson. "Lost Boys" is the first song off their eponymous EP, which was released in March 2017. The song has been one of my favorites since finding the EP under "New… Continue reading Song Spotlight 2