Weekends and Substance Abuse

“Working for the Weekend” was a popular song and music video for the band Loverboy back in the early 1980s. Yes, I’m old enough to remember both the song AND …

The Mystery of Prince

Ah, Prince, we hardly knew ye. We recently discovered that the singer and songwriter Prince recently died from an accidental overdose of the powerful painkiller fentanyl. For someone so guarded …

The Places You’ll Go

It’s graduation time again. Many people give the Dr. Seuss book Oh, the Places You’ll Go! as a gift to graduates of all ages. In this time of joy, celebration, …

More Than a Case of the Mondays

The Mamas and the Papas and the Boomtown Rats both recorded songs about it (“Monday, Monday” and “I Don’t Like Mondays,” respectively). So did the Bangles, in a song written …