Over the past week or so, with all the rain we've gotten, I've been doing a great deal of reading. No, C'mon, you remember... not that thing we used to have to do for school, but the pure and simple feeling of losing yourself in a story, fiction or non-fiction. I re-awoken that feeling in … Continue reading The ‘Lost Generation’: The Sun Also Rises
In honor of his birthday, later this week on March 22nd, I'm re-reading 'Hondo', by one of my favorite authors, Louis L'Amour. http://www.louislamour.com/aboutlouis/index.html
Doctors and nurses ran frantically into and out of the small room I found myself in. I had never seen such organized chaos from my place in the hospital bed. Little did I know it then, but I had just traveled the longest, most expensive 50 miles, by ambulance to the nearest hospital. In weeks … Continue reading Dude, Not Cool…
HAPPY NEW YEAR, 2019!!!
'One of Those Nights' - performed by Tim McGraw She's getting dressed up, putting on that lipstick Shimmy shaking, ride into them cut-offs baby, oh yeah You're getting off work, cashing up that paycheck Gotta change that shirt and pick that girl up on her front step Here she comes now looking so fine You've … Continue reading One of Those Nights
'Kubla Khan' Samuel Taylor Coleridge, (1772 - 1834) "Or a Vision in a Dream. A Fragment" (see below) In Xanadu did Kubla Khan A stately pleasure dome decree: Where Alph, the sacred river, ran Through caverns measureless to man Down to a sunless sea. So twice five miles of fertile ground With walls and towers … Continue reading ‘Kubla Khan’ by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The winter party season it upon us. It's two hours after the last bar has closed, the DJ's for your after party has packed up his gear & gone home. and your few remaining guests are snuggled around a fire with hot chocolate? I've got just the thing for that. All you need is a … Continue reading After-After Party Chilled Ambient Music
In a book of poems & quotes compiled by the famous Henry W. Longfellow (1807-1882), on the inside of the front cover, is this awesome quote by Thomas Carlyle. OF ALL THE THINGS which man can do or make here below, by far the most momentous, wonderful, and worthy are the things we call books. … Continue reading Henry W. Longfellow’s Compilation