Night Revolves On Invisible Wheels

Katie met Fabrizio as a child when she traveled to her father’s hometown in the Italian Alps. Thirty years later, Katie and Fabrizio reconnected at a relative’s wedding. Six weeks later, Katie and Fabrizio stood in a snow-swept cove of Central Park...

She’s My Niece

My college band, Smokey Junglefrog, released its third and final album, “She’s My Niece,” concurrent to our disbanding on May 15, 1993. The title of the album was borrowed from a birthday card my bassist, Paul Perreault, had given me. The front of...

Warning: Candy Canes Create Crazy (Adorable) Kids

Like most decisions, it was made quickly and without any sense of ramifications. Fast forward three hours. The air is filled with the sound of Christmas music, and the smell of baking cookies. Candlelight casts warmth across a room full of familiar faces. Down the...

“A Holiday Benefit, Vol. II” Rehearsal

My primary assignment was bartender, but I also played the role of backing vocalist, reporter, photographer and tambourinist. Most of the “A Holiday Benefit, Vol. II” gang got together to rehearse last night: Chris Abad, Tony Maceli, Jaime Allegre, Casey...