Month: July 2020

Bucket List Listening

Setting aside all of the truly horrible things about a global pandemic (if that’s even truly possible), one of the things I’ll miss most this Summer is concerts. No live music at Thompson Point (Portland, ME) or Prescott Park (Portsmouth, NH) or even a random band on a deck or a park somewhere is a …

The Struggle Is Feel(ing)

If I were going to note a theme down in my COVID diary, it would be how my approach towards feelings have changed and morphed, often out of my control. (Sidenote: I haven’t been keeping a COVID diary, in spite of it being encouraged for artsy-writey people and actually keeping a diary/journal on the regular …

No Place Like (P)HOME

Mama's Boomshack | Speed Of Soul | Portland House Of Music | toddregoulinsky.com

It’s not often that you celebrate the ninth or sixth anniversary of something, but since 2020 isn’t playing by any rules to speak of, I figure that gives me a a pass as well. Nine years ago this month, the newly-minted Mama’s Boomshack was called in for a last-minute fill-in to open for Goosepimp Orchestra …

Sweating In Language

After making my umpteenth return to the exercise bike after missing a day, I had a moment of clarity. And no, it wasn’t that I was ready to make another appearance at Tough Mudder. I realized that I’ve been making the mistakes of language in how I approach physical fitness and how damage it’s been …