Music has always been important to me. It inspires me, challenges me, and sometimes annoys me. Looking back, I’m glad that I challenged myself at an early age to avoid top 40 and have a relatively diverse list of influential songs. Putting together a list like this took much longer than I expected. I could… Continue reading 100 songs that influenced my life
Neda is a name in the news today. A name that millions billions of people are talking about. This reminded me of another name. Nina Simone‘s “Four Women” My skin is black My arms are long My hair is wooly My back is strong Strong enough to take the pain Itâ€™s been inflicted again and… Continue reading My Name is …..
One of my Seattle photos on Flickr has started a recent dialogue, which led me to do a quick search for the time I saw Nirvana in 1990. I was surprised to find several videos from that night on YouTube. Nirvana was amazing. I went to the show to see Pitchfork or was it early… Continue reading Nirvana in Tijuana – 1990
I booked tickets for Belfast, Ireland about 2 months ago. My mind was saying Dublin while my eyes were seeing really cheap tickets to Belfast. Somehow the two didn’t fully connect until after my credit card had been charged for a weekend in Belfast. I was left thinking “So… I’m going to Belfast, that should… Continue reading A Visit to Belfast, Ireland