Low Carb Vegan

After spending all summer running outside and eating pretty much whatever I wanted, I quickly realized that as soon as I cut back on my weekly mileage, my high carb diet no longer worked. I felt puffy almost immediately. I’m also way too lazy to maintain a diet that requires me to run 25 miles…

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Manhunt Unabomber: Movie Review

Growing up in the 90’s, I remember hearing about the Unabomber, but I lacked any awareness of who Ted Kaczyinski was as a person or what motivated his crimes. If the Discovery Channel series Manhunt: Unabomber can be trusted, Ted Kaczyinski was a complicated genius who was a pretty good guy, other than the bombings…

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Life Without Social Media

It’s been 9 months since I deleted all my social media accounts. I chose to take a hiatus of undetermined length after realizing how much the desire to be seen a certain way online had permeated my day to day life. After going this long without it, I have found that there are very small…

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Restoration: Music Review

I’m pleased to be able to offer a review of the incredibly creative album Restoration: Reimagining the Songs of Elton John and Bernie Taupin. This is, of course, the Nashville edition of the two-part tribute album, the other half of which is Revamp, a pop-centered collection of Elton covers. As a life-long southerner and long-time…

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REVAMP: Music Review

I’ve been an Elton John fanatic for a long time (I think it goes without saying I’m also obsessed with Bernie Taupin), and for all of us super fans, this has been a year of mixed emotions. Hearing Elton announce his last tour was not totally unexpected, but he’d been doing shows for so long…

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I Want to Believe

I’ve always been fascinated by the idea of life on other planets. Growing up watching the X-Files, I think there is a generation of us who became mildly obsessed with the idea of extraterrestrial life. I don’t even know what I’d say my feelings on the issue are for certain. I have a lot of…

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