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Tutorial: How to play “Maybe I’m Amazed” by Paul McCartney & Wings

One of Paul McCartney’s greatest songs was never released as a single — until he recorded it live. Of course, I’m talking about “Maybe I’m Amazed,” Paul’s love song to … Continue reading Tutorial: How to play “Maybe I’m Amazed” by Paul McCartney & Wings

Looking to Stu McGill’s Big 3 for bulging disk pain

It was my hope for 2020 that I’d be able to run another half-marathon this year, specifically the Oklahoma City Memorial (Half) Marathon. That is almost certainly not going to … Continue reading Looking to Stu McGill’s Big 3 for bulging disk pain

Beck’s “Uneventful Days” is a masterpiece

Beck Hansen is 49 and still a music legend. Relevant. Talented. And evidently capable of producing not only the eclectic, but also the beautiful. Heard this on Sirius XM’s “The … Continue reading Beck’s “Uneventful Days” is a masterpiece

The sound of her voice: My 5 favorite Linda Ronstadt songs

About 25 minutes into the Sugar Bowl between Georgia and Baylor, I realized the Linda Ronstadt documentary was on CNN — and I realized I wasn’t recording it. Football could … Continue reading The sound of her voice: My 5 favorite Linda Ronstadt songs

2 of the best tips ever for improving your mental health

“Chycho” is one of my favorite subscriptions on YouTube. I started listening to him for the ASMR but soon figured out that he’s a smart dude and cool cat. I’m … Continue reading 2 of the best tips ever for improving your mental health

Browns should consider cutting Myles Garrett altogether

I didn’t feel great Friday night. Maybe it’s allergens, or maybe it’s some symptoms from visiting the chiropractor Thursday. He’s super creative but aggressive, and my body might be ridding … Continue reading Browns should consider cutting Myles Garrett altogether

Tweet it, Post it: Sooner or later, theater etiquette will be digital-friendly

I am super opinionated and passionate about this topic because I love and support the performing arts, but I also work and live in the digital world. In fact, I’ve … Continue reading Tweet it, Post it: Sooner or later, theater etiquette will be digital-friendly

Standard time is (much) better, so says science

This blog post is not going to make me popular. I turned back time like Cher this morning, and like many of you, I’m for abolishing the twice-a-year clock switch-a-roo. … Continue reading Standard time is (much) better, so says science

Ryan’s Playlist No. 5: Nothin’ But Damned Great Music

The month of October has came and went, and just like that we’re faced with the onset of 2020. What a wacky year it’s going to be. But it’s another … Continue reading Ryan’s Playlist No. 5: Nothin’ But Damned Great Music

4 business takeaways from the 2019 World Series champion Washington Nationals

When the Washington Nationals saw Bryce Harper escape to Philadelphia, it wouldn’t have been unreasonable to expect the Nats to slip. Most baseball people said that the club was still … Continue reading 4 business takeaways from the 2019 World Series champion Washington Nationals

Building momentum is the most important goal for new runners

I’ve had a hard time getting my road legs back.  Two years ago, I would have called myself a hardcore runner. A slow, hardcore runner, but definitely an accomplished one. … Continue reading Building momentum is the most important goal for new runners

3 reasons why the Oklahoma Sooners fell flat against Kansas State

The last time the Sooner Schooner tipped over, Oklahoma lost. To Kansas State. Deja vu. And the Sooners totally deserved it. The final was 48-41, but I’m here to tell … Continue reading 3 reasons why the Oklahoma Sooners fell flat against Kansas State