I had a talk with Lily about the scenario where both mom and dad get sick and someone has to assume control of the house, which would fall to Lily.
My beard was getting thick enough I could tug on it in a way that both hurt and felt good at the same time.
It took me way too long to appreciate the nuance in that record, called April and released on April 1, 2008.
And I thought back to when I was 19, and what I could remember of that: The Cure had released Disintegration and a roommate had the CD.
It was winter’s last gasp with wet snow in the lowlands and more expected in the mountain passes.
But if you put yourself in the eyes of the audience would it change what you do onstage?
It’s a game where there is no winning, only the joy in the odd and unexplained.