Tag: u2

insurance

insurance

It’s not a glamorous topic. I don’t even want to talk about it. But I have to pick a plan for next year. I was very glad to have health insurance available when before I wasn’t able to get coverage. I got great coverage and a decent premium. Every year since then the premiums went…

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love and peace or else

love and peace or else

I remember a line that Bono sings/says during a song or maybe it was in a book; it may not be his words but he says them and I remember them. Something along the lines of “don’t become a monster in order to defeat the monster.” We really need to not become monsters to defeat…

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running away (or running to stand still)

running away (or running to stand still)

A theme that I’ve noticed in myself and some of my friends in conversation is the thought of running away. Just getting out of the car, just leaving the house, just leaving the country. All because of the same thing: not liking the present situation for whatever very deep and difficult reason(s). It’s comforting to…

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writing

writing

I’ve recently started reading “Bird by Bird” by Anne Lamott. It’s about writing. And everything she says is true, fortunately and unfortunately. Today, instead of writing something important, I’m writing about a book on writing, and not even really writing about it, just mentioning it. I’ll also mention the U2 Joshua Tree tour starts tomorrow.…

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the U2 Joshua Tree tour

the U2 Joshua Tree tour

It’s nice that the boys from Dublin are doing this show. Has it been 30 years since “The Joshua Tree?” Oh, how we are all aging, except for those who have never heard this album. It seems hard to believe, but there are people who may not know who U2 are and awesome songs like…

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get on your boots

get on your boots

I’ve been thinking about Adele. She broke an all-time sales record that is mind boggling: 3 million copies sold in a week! Her voice really is amazing. I’ve never thought it to be unique or think that her songs were any good until I saw the video for “Hello” and a bunch of promo videos…

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