worth getting up for: april

southport, nc, originally uploaded by minervacat.

Worth getting up for in April: Dr. Dog’s Shame, Shame, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings’ I Learned The Hard Way, and Josh Ritter’s So Runs The World Away; the beach; SEC and Southern Conference baseball, and the MLB; forgetting that Chad Holbrook is on the SC staff now, and being startled and delighted to see him in the third base coach’s box; Eudora Welty’s photographs; the Black Keys; World BeerFest in Raleigh; a million weirdo crazy creative things to do with Peeps before and after Easter, blogged on Serious Eats; spring football; 19 year olds shaving their heads in a fundraiser for cancer research; minor league baseball starting, because that’s baseball that comes with beer; shep.’s Sigma 70-300mm lens; a total glut of new music becoming available via various avenues during the week of the 19th; Brad Gooch’s biography of Flannery O’Connor, the Jeffrey Deaver edited Watchlist, and the Legs McNeill edited Please Kill Me; our farm share starting; asparagus and snap peas at the farmer’s market; long naps on sunny days; Fuji color 400ISO 120mm film; Brian Fallon blogging; Brian Matusz but absolutely none of the other Orioles at all; cheap pinot grigio that’s also drinkable.

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