Archive for August 2011
I spent a fun 4th of July with my brother Chris and his family picnicking and watching fireworks. In their backyard at lunch, my adorable 8 year-old niece sat next to me at the picnic table and asked matter-of-factly, “So, Uncle Jonathan, how old are you now?”
I paused a long moment, then mumbled into my veggieburger, “Thirty-ish.” Fully expecting her to be agog at my ancientness (and near falsehood), I was a bit surprised when she calmly continued her line of questioning.
“Thirty-ish.” She pondered my answer. “And are you dating anyone?” Read the rest of this entry »
My friend Peter posted this video online a few days ago & it’s been stuck like gum to the sole of my brain ever since. Our Friday Song, Black Kids‘ “I’m Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How To Dance With You“, was released 3 years ago, but apparently not as widely as it should have been, otherwise I would’ve peppered it into various playlists long ago. The long title might work against it, but the song finds awesomeness in being the love child of The Cure and The Go! Team, 2 very different, but swell bands. Check it out. Happy Friday, Goatlings!