Category Archives: Music

“The time has come” the walrus said “to talk of many things…”

i brought you daisies-just to say hello-or maybe it was more-i brought you roses and daffodils too-you cried as tears dripped softly-muted words were defining-while the daisies were placed gently in a vase-the roses and daffodils set aside-i brought you daisies just to say hello- Continue reading

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… to the moon, Alice

Yeah we all shine on, like the moon, and the stars and the sun….John Lennon

The other day an electrician was doing some work at my home in Milton and he noticed that I was wearing a beat up Newport Jazz hat. Some of you may know that I collect hats but this story is not about hats or Jackie Gleason’s “to the moon, Alice” it is about a success story that is exploding as I write this. Continue reading

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Coffee…with sugar, cream and a little “risk” please

A creative mind and soul is a wonderful thing.

The lead picture on this blog is a coffee cup. It was recently posted on Face book by a friend who has only taken up serious photography in the past few years. His work is both fascinating and cerebral. Continue reading

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You’re invited …

Those that read my blog might know that I am a big fan of John Cage and that I have also been taking fiddle lessons for awhile. Continue reading

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The “Madness” continues…

… it’s more than just basketball and…

I feel smarter already. Continue reading

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My daughter… Alice and the “Massacree”

The Thanksgiving before the US Marine Corps came calling, my circle of friends and I (and a whole lot of others) discovered Arlo Guthrie’s song writing skills and were listening to a wonderful musical monologue that became our theme song in 1967. Continue reading

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The glass bowl

The glass bowl is a misnomer. It should be the “bowl of memories”. It is a bowl filled with ticket stubs and collateral associated with places, concerts, events and various other memorable and not so memorable things in my life. Continue reading

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An inbound train called HubSpot

I was one of 5,300 people that recently attended the “Inbound” marketing conference hosted by an express train called HubSpot. Continue reading

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Variations in view of # 9

Talent comes from all directions. Some are blessed with an abundance of creativity, others dream and take action through ideas that become objects of necessity and desire. Continue reading

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News from Clonegal and beyond …

The letters to the editor in Irish papers are quite entertaining and this one deals with the controversy involving Rory McIIroy’s nationality. Continue reading

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