Mood: Relaxed Weather: Mild and Partly Sunny Reading: Music Notation: A Manual of Modern Practice by Gardner Read, Ph.D. Listening To: Nick Drake`s incredible album, Pink Moon . . . Quote o` the day: “Handel is the greatest composer who ever lived. I would bare my head and kneel at his grave.” – Ludwig Van … Continue reading Day of Rest…
Who is your “Alter-Poet”? This is me: “Your alter poet is Thomas Stearns Eliot. For you, life rocks pretty hard!“ Continue reading Author of “The Waste Lands”
Monday`s Supreme Court pro-affirmative-action decision represents one of the lowest points in American judicial history. Although the Court`s rulings were somewhat convoluted (basically they said race can be used but not too flagrantly) the bottom line is that they affirmed the legitimacy of making race a factor in admission to public universities and by implication … Continue reading Elevating primitive tribalism over individualism
(((The closing monologue to the television show, “The Wonder Years“)))
Once upon a time there was a girl I knew, who lived across the street. Brown hair, brown eyes.
When she smiled, I smiled.
When she cried, I cried.
Every single thing that ever happened to me that mattered, in some way had to do with her.
“I do not feel obliged to believe that the same GOD who has endowed us with Sense, Reason, and Intellect – has intended us to forgo their use.” – Galileo Galilei, Physicist and Astronomer (1564 – 1642) Continue reading Indeed…
It`s summertime, And I can understand if you.. Still feel… ..sad. It`s summertime, And though it`s hard to see its true.. ..possibilities. When you look inside, All you`ll see… ..is a self-reflected inner sadness. Look outside… ..I know that you`ll… ..Recognize… ..it`s summertime. Continue reading It`s Summertime…
Congratulations are in order for my friend Joshua Spears. On this day his wife Kirsten gave birth to a healthy 7.5 pound baby boy. Named Joshua Aiden Spears his parents plan to call him Aiden. Welcome, little one. Continue reading Son of Joshua