Into the Purple Sunset…

Posted by on Apr 28, 2016 in Pop Music!

It’s been a week since Prince died, and there have been plenty of words written about him, so I won’t bore you with another showering of praise about his talent.  I’m certainly a fan, but I don’t have anything to add that hasn’t already been said.  However, I do have a personal memory to share, […]


Posted by on Apr 22, 2016 in Whatever

Can I call myself a songwriter if I’ve only written one song?  And can I get away with calling that one song “a song” if it hasn’t been recorded?  Or set to music?  What if I have no intention, whatsoever, of finding someone to compose music for it?  Hmmm…maybe what I actually have here is […]

From this day forward… (4.18.2016)

Posted by on Apr 18, 2016 in Talking Good

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” ― C.G. Jung. Amen to that, Carl, and to prove your point, I will confess that, as maddening as it is to find myself trapped in a conversation with someone who rambles on and on, I know that I, too, can […]

I wish I still had all the t-shirts…

Posted by on Apr 14, 2016 in Pop Music!

A few months ago, my daughter was compiling a list of concerts she had seen.  I experienced two emotions:  pride (regarding the diversity of musical styles she’s interested in) and petty jealousy. (How is it that my daughter has seen The Black Keys, Judas Priest and Thin Lizzy, and I have not?)  I had no […]