You know you are hanging out with the right kind of friends, when, on a day you most need it, you are gifted with a beautiful starfish and the words “You make a difference every…View More Words: “After Us, There Will Be Others…”
There are days when it feels like being human should be easier than it is. We are “Only Human” so what does that take… Can we recognize our fallibility without making an excuse? Can we allow…View More Only Human? So What Does That Take?
We listen to music for a variety of reasons — to relax, to distract, to celebrate, to evoke a memory, to capture a moment, to alter our mood, to reflect our emotions, to enhance our…View More Music: Augustin Hadelich’s “Fantasy of the Cats”
“…there is a bit of magic in this author’s ability to tell a deeply affecting story with interspersed humor” I will be honest: I don’t know how to feel about this book. Prior to picking…View More Book Review: GOODBYE, VITAMIN by Rachel Khong
When I first moved to the south about twelve years ago, I saw fried green tomatoes on just about every menu here. While living in the north, I had not been very aware of this…View More The Myth Behind Fried Green Tomatoes
The only thing better than finding a song that speaks to a pivotal moment in our lives, is finding a band that continues to reconnect as we journey through life. I didn’t know it at the…View More Music: FURTHER by Black Lab
In the words of Archbishop Desmond Tutu: “We are different so that we can know our need of one another.“ And yet, lately (and particularly as I watch the ever-widening political divide), it feels as if we…View More So Tell Me Again… Who Is Them?
“stellar writing… unique story structure… uncannily genuine” I have to admit, when I picked up DID YOU EVER HAVE A FAMILY by Bill Clegg, I had reservations based on the theme, which felt like it had been done…View More Book Review: DID YOU EVER HAVE A FAMILY by Bill Clegg
There is something so utterly fascinating about mechanical music machines. I don’t know what captivates me the most — whether it is the complex timing involved, the thousands of little intricacies and artistries, or the idea…View More Martin Molin and the Musical Marble Machine
In 1963 Martin Luther King Jr. didn’t just share his dream of the future and his faith in the American peoples’ (and world’s) ability to come together for equality and justice. He spoke not just of rights and…View More Words: “… Meeting Physical Force With Soul Force”