Monthly Archives: January 2019

Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp

or what’s a meta-phor? (great reading and resource for poets and lovers of the Word)

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“Let It Be” Movie

is finally a certainty for a 2020 release, the 50th anniversary. Should be very interesting and, in effect, a new movie with Peter Jackson assuming control of the direction.

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Flowers

“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more hopeful: they are sunshine, food, and medicine to the soul.” –Luther Burbank “Earth laughs in flowers.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson “The Amen! of Nature is always a flower.” –Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. “People … Continue reading

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The Real Reason Trump Caved on the Shutdown:

He didn’t want his support ratings to drop further if the Superbowl weekend and game had been affected. Pure and simple. The fallout from that would have been tremendous, especially with airports and planes starting to experience delays and major … Continue reading

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1964: The “Getz/Gilberto” Sensation

Astrud Gilberto was a Brazillian housewife, but veteran sax player Stan Getz suggested she sing some English lyrics on the Getz/Gilberto jazz album, which became one of the most popular jazz albums of all time along with Dave Brubeck’s Time … Continue reading

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My Favorite Death Poem/Speech

Death Is Nothing At All By Henry Scott-Holland Death is nothing at all. It does not count. I have only slipped away into the next room. Nothing has happened. Everything remains exactly as it was. I am I, and you … Continue reading

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A Long Walk to Forever

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Obit: Burt Reynolds, 82

I will miss his smile and good ole boy/aw shucks persona. A likable guy on screen in his best, typical work.

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The Beauty of Bill Evans

His classic 1968 solo recital, Alone, on CD. One of the most beautiful jazz piano albums ever recorded. Highly recommended for the listener soul.

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Beyond the 2019 Volvo commercial…

(Pre-school kids need guidance, exploration, freedom, process, and books more than ever before) ……………………….. …that preaches that buying a Volvo is a sure-fire way for becoming an individual in today’s crazy mixed-up world. There are many good things that have … Continue reading

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