Passion Is Life Force

U2 is celebrating its 41st (!) anniversary as a band today, an occasion marked by a telephone-pole scratch that caught my eye this morning. My love for U2’s music is both well documented and explored, yet I wish to speak with simplicity: I owe a great deal of gratitude towards four Irish musicians who helped… Continue Reading


Joy As Defiance

As I settle into life here in Ireland, my view of the geopolitical landscape is shifting to a fuller, broader worldview: because I am farther away from the United States, I feel both more observant to what is happening across the globe and yet also increasingly sensitive to the repercussions of events back home. The… Continue Reading