Little reminders

It is 12:15 a.m. on a Wednesday morning and I am laying in bed icing my knee and finishing up a bowl of tofu, Brussels sprouts, and carmelized onion. Why? Because this is my life. The life of a derby player typically means late night dinners, loads of post-practice ice and Epsom salt, and very … Read More

A bottle of Irony

Well, folks, it’s been awhile. I promise I haven’t been neglecting you all. It’s just that… Well… Okay, maybe I’ve been neglecting you. Here’s the deal: I had a dear friend surprise me with a bottle of pinot noir—appropriately named Irony—for my birthday last weekend. We popped the cork and I enjoyed a glass to … Read More

Homeless and heartbroken

It was about a week ago that I got a concerned message from Mr. KC Carr of KC Derby Digest, who was asking about a fire at KCRW’s new practice space, Warrior Alley (or, as we lovingly call it, Walley). My first thought was, “What?” followed quickly by, “It’s Friday, nobody is at the space … Read More