Leslie E. Thompson



The Lost Art of Listening, Part 5: The Case for Nostalgia

By Leslie E. Thompson

[Editor’s note: click here to read Part 4: Chew the Cud by Drew Miller.]

Here’s my great confession: If you were to look in my musical library and scroll through the albums, artists, and playlists I’ve curated over the years, it’s likely you would think I’ve listened to really terrible music.

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Tornados, Iditarod, and Finding Rest in a Borrowed Community

By Leslie E. Thompson

The morning of March 3, 2020, will be forever remembered by Middle Tennesseans as the day a tornado traversed nearly 60 miles and left utter devastation in its path. The day bears an added significance for me, as it was the first day of a bucket list trip to see the 48th Iditarod dog sled race in Alaska.

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