Jose Alfredo

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2013

    Blue Christmas: A Love Story

    This is a love story. I'd like to think that its still being written, although the reality is that the last chapter may have already been recorded. First things first: I caused this. I hurt her. And now we are no longer united. It was a beautiful thing, our love. Still is. But not all love stories h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Canciones De Amor: A Valentine's Playlist En Español

    Ahh, Valentine's Day. Another "holiday" based on a beautiful human emotion that was quickly corrupted by greeting-card companies, the flower industry and whoever invented chocolate-covered strawberries. Yet at the core of Valentine's Day is the force that makes the world go 'round: Love. And what s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Feliz Navidad: A Christmas Playlist En Español

    photo by Marco TorresNavidad en el Barrio​We here at Rocks Off love our Christmas music, except when we don't. Seriously, big box retailer and car commercials? Why must you always try to force the Christmas spirit on us a full two weeks before Thanksgiving? But then, about a week before the big da ... More >>

  • News

    October 2, 2008

    Soldier Suicides

    Surviving our War on Terror calls for more than an ability to dodge bullets and IEDs

  • Culture

    September 28, 2006