Archive for April, 2015
On the heels of the news that they have a new album on its way, here’s a throwback track from Everclear.
Taken along the walk to/around Devil’s Den cave.
Taken a few summers ago, at an animal sanctuary in western Virginia.
In Boston, that is. The idea of “recycling” an island could be applied to any island, actually, but I have a soft spot for most things Bostonian. Not to mention this one is actually a sort-of recent thing.
Seems the only reason it’s been “abandoned” was due to deteriorating conditions of the lone bridge that allows access to the island. As recently as October 2014, the island was home to various social programs (homeless shelter, children’s summer camps, etc). (Also, FWIW, it seems that it may have been the inspirations for Shutter Island.)
Click here for a few pictures... some of them, like the one below, speak volumes toward the quick departure, and already conjure up a few scenes/exchanges…
I can hear a child, lamenting after having to be hurried away, “but what about [name of toy here]?” Then the mixed emotions of the parent, torn between shrugging it off and saddened that they can’t do something for their kid…
For those not aware, Motley Crüe is on their way toward retiring the band name. It’s been a few years since I last had one of their songs on, and I’ll likely post another later this summer (as the end draws closer), but here we go.