Over the course of my years in Charlotte, I've had the pleasure of enjoying some outstanding shows at Ovens Auditorium. Sufjan Stevens. Rent. John Cleese and Eric Idle. John Prine, for God's sake. Well today, we took Miles to that same venue for his first live show ever, and Lord help me, it was PAW … Continue reading Year 5, Day 253: Baby’s First Live Show!
Year 4, Day 177
Tonight, in an attempt to squeak in one bit of joy before the world grinds to a halt again, Jaclyn and I attended our first concert since the Before Times, finally seeing Alanis Morissette and Garbage after the show was postponed in June of 2020. Despite the looming danger of the Delta Variant, we were … Continue reading Year 4, Day 177
Year 3, Day 81
Today, thanks to the concert streaming on YouTube this weekend, Miles was introduced to Prince. And when I say "introduced," I mean "blown away by" (as one typically responds to his Royal Purpleness).
Year 2, Day 358
The Rolling Stones are coming to Charlotte this summer, and I've been debating for the last week whether to snag a ticket. When I presented her with this quandary, Jaclyn's response was, "You can just get a ticket for yourself if you want." Now, to any reasonable man, doesn't that sound like a trap?Anyway, I … Continue reading Year 2, Day 358
Year 2, Day 192
Tonight's the night of the Hootie & the Blowfish/Barenaked Ladies concert here in Charlotte, and so there's been a lot of Hootie playing at home and in the car this week. While listening to some selections from Fairweather Johnson on our ride home today, I (having heard these songs many, many times) turned to Miles … Continue reading Year 2, Day 192
Day 177: OTR II
Tonight we drove down to Columbia to see something that, like Miles, is a spectacularly awesome thing made by a married couple -- Jay-Z and Beyoncé's OTR II. Miles was excited when I picked him up from daycare early and really enjoyed the car ride. Of course, once he realized we were leaving him with … Continue reading Day 177: OTR II
We had a "date night" tonight (it was another concert, so we didn't really spend a lot of time focused on each other), forcing us to once again leave Miles with a babysitter. Now, we have a couple great sitters/nannies who are providing this much-needed service, but lately Miles has been extremely cranky at bedtime … Continue reading Day 150