This one is stuck in my head today. I have one person in mind as I sing along with this tune but I can also see it as a reminder of how we should all be behaving toward one another. We have become a country of citizens who seem toContinue Reading

First time I heard this tune it was a powerful experience. And it stuck, from the first moment. Learned the lyrics the same day and the song haunted me for many months. It comes back from time to time, not sure what catalyzes the return but it is here nowContinue Reading

I’m a long time SecondLife member having joined back in September, 2006. At that time I joined because I worked for IBM who had developed a large sim there. We actually had in-world meetings. I had a job interview in SL once. Anyway, IBM left, I stayed. One of myContinue Reading

A melancholy nostalgia for something that perhaps hasn’t happened. A pleasure suffered, an ailment enjoyed. A strong longing for something that isn’t the present. Learned a new word today from the movie: Nostalgia. I really like this one. In Brazil they actually have a day to celebrate this. In Brazil,Continue Reading

July 19 Update: I’d feel a bit of a hypocrite if I didn’t note that soon after I wrote this I had a instant brain-melt. This is the humor of karma. I am happy to report, however, that I was in observer mode and while melting was also fascinated byContinue Reading

So me this morning…. Unfortunately there is this news about Mr. Browne: Jackson Browne tested positive for the Corona virus back in March. But he’s okay.Continue Reading

When I was a kid, really young, learning music, listening to it all the time, playing it… I would sometimes think about what music would be like in the future. My generation thought about stuff like that because of the space program and Star Trek. I’m serious. Anyway, I alwaysContinue Reading

Time for a few U2 stories. U2 and my son are forever mixed together for me. I’d love U2 anyway but that connection makes them priceless. After my son and I moved to NY, he was about 3, I nabbed a decent job in Rye at the Texaco Corporate Hq.Continue Reading