Breaking the grip of writers block with music...
5/1/17 (High Communist Holiday actually) Plenty of things going on to talk about - plenty of book reviews still to go... However I'm currently relocating my house / everyone in it across the country for a new chapter of life. Will be back to writing before too long! ~~Winston~~ ....and THANK YOU for the … Continue reading Temporary Disruption
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4/15/17 Writing about politics will sometimes lead to discouraging conclusions..... BUT -- It's NOT all bad out there.....I learned about this happy guy from my nephew. Check him out -- dude is one HAPPY earthling.......and I think I wanna learn to dance like that. HES GOT A PENNNN!!!!! Have a nice day!!
3.23.17 (A Skull & Bones Kind of Holiday) Before I give myself the 3rd degree - and with so much going on these days; I thought it proper I step back and post something light-hearted again. I've been a musician for about 30 years now - but somehow...along the way, I completely missed these guys … Continue reading Sweet Ignorance Upturned – Music in My Blindspot…
3/17/17 (about 2am) With all the attention given to this administration's executive orders regarding immigration vetting - I thought it would be nice to shift attention to another Executive Order related process that's not getting the attention it deserves. Whitehouse.gov - Promoting Excellence in HBCU's Dated Feb 28th of this year the order acknowledges the … Continue reading Quick Hits – Encouragement: The Recent Update to an Executive Order You Haven’t Heard About
2/25/17 Hello! It's been a little while since I've posted. During that time away I've spent some time in the area where I grew up and measured the time that's ticking away so feverishly... And isn't that something we ALL see? No matter what you believe (or don't believe) - can't we all see how … Continue reading Hello!
2/15/17 Ah - the Post Valentines Day Afterglow... So - sometimes I think that politics has just become unnecessarily complicated I believe the governed masses of all nations should have some kind of "THAT'S JUST INSANE" veto option where a pending governmental action is just KA-BASHED (killed) before it causes even more problems. Maybe it … Continue reading Is It Fair to Say That Most Rational People Would Think These Things Are Insane?
2/11/2017 (40 min's before tipoff) While looking back through Huxley's "Brave New World" last night I re-read the author's 'Foreword' and was encouraged by the opening paragraph. It's not that the words are cleverly crafted or deeply philosophical (especially for someone with an intellect like Huxley's) - but the simplicity of the notion itself is … Continue reading Quick Hits – A Word of Encouragement!