Monthly Archive: March 2017

How Knitting Saved My Sanity

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 In a previous life (okay, when I was 18), I was a music publicist. I’m not sure if I could say I was good at my job, but I worked hard. I developed really good relationships with many journalists and I really loved what I did…everything except for the musicians and bosses. I don’t believe in pestering people until I get my way, which is often what my artists (and my bosses) wanted. I was asked to make false promises to journalists just to get the job done (i.e. – You can have an interview with my A-list artist, but only if you first write a story on my new D-list artist…and then never give them the promised A-list interview. Not cool!). It’s no secret that I love music. It was my first love (and still holds a massive piece of my heart). I think that music really became an important part of my life when I first bought Green Day’s Kerplunk record. I remember that day vividly. I’m not sure how old I was (probably 12 or so) and I was with my family in Pocatello, Idaho visiting friends. I was always given a gift card for Christmas to the Pine Ridge Mall in Pocatello and I couldn’t wait to spend it. My parents drove my  brother and I there and we…
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