Acceptance

“… taken from disturbed darkness…”

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Finding New Love

Finding New Love (A Country Song)          Okay, call me dumb. ‘loony tunes’. or something more demeaning, but I have this impulse to share with you a country song I wrote some years back.          A dinner party was just winding down at our Arizona weekend mountain retreat, and we were feeling our oats. A […]

The Soul of a Dreamer

The Soul of a Dreamer or Play Me a Tune, Piano Man With this post I get to show not only some of my ‘warts of longing and wanderlust’ but an abiding romanticism that has tagged along with me through my life. The Piano Bar Is symbolic of some younger years when I was going […]

Love’s Reunion

Love’s Reunion A stranger in this Balkan city of Podgorica I felt the cool but comfortable night breeze on my body. My leather jacket and heavy trousers sheltered me nicely in my walk to the Pod Volat Restaurant. Wisps of my thirty-five year old ebony hair gently waved to the people passing. A quite lovely […]

Music’s Message

Music’s Message  Do you feel lonesome and sad? Play Vivaldi! Or, play some songs by Tim McGraw. Do you feel angry, mad as hell, and not going to take it anymore? Play Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony. Or, play some songs by Toby Keith. Do you feel contemplative, pensive? Play Bach or Haydn. Or, play some songs […]

The World Is Changing And I’m Stuck Here!”

Classical music has always had a soothing quality for me. Those plaintive country songs, ‘Mama’s gone – I’m sad – too bad,’ were part of my early life in Tennessee, and they still have a certain resonance for me. Never ever liked the heavy metal music, the loud ear-drum jarring sounds that came from the […]