Tagged: Memory



A partial setlist with autobiographical fragments.


Reconstructing Trauma

Perhaps the most important thing to understand about memory is that it is fiction.


How My Daughter Taught Me to Love Myth-Making

Today my daughter would have been four years old. Though Vivian is no longer with us, we will celebrate her birthday this evening, lighting a candle, and in its glow, dine and sing and...



An old friend of mine, who I knew as a guy whose career was just taking off, is now everywhere in Austin. I mean, there are pictures of him on the scrolling advertising screens...


Loneliness and Loss

Not so long ago, I met a young couple who had unexpectedly lost their newborn baby shortly after birth. Upon my first seeing them, their heads were bowed and their eyes were downcast. Both...