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Music to Shut Out Pundits

Sometimes I am overcome with the level of truth, beauty, and goodness that humanity produces.

Just viewed this:

If you’ve got the time and patience, it’s definitely worth a hearing: a recording of Claudio Arrau performing Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 346 more words



The news breaks like a tidal wave

Sending mind churning in the undercurrents

Of rejection and acceptance

Battles are fought by both realities

A tortured lifetime in a matter of seconds… 71 more words


Bearing Bad News

This has been a week of terrible news.  I have had to hold conversations with my younger children about matters that a father in a civilized society should never have to address.   485 more words


Watch Jimmy Fallon: 'I've got good news and good news'

Tired of all the bad news in the world?

Well, here’s a story that should make you feel a little better, thanks to Jimmy Fallon… 29 more words


"The time has come, " the Walrus said

The sun was shining on the sea,
Shining with all his might:
He did his very best to make
The billows smooth and bright–
And this was odd, because it was…

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Baby Loss


There is so much bad news. I’ve not commented on much of it because frankly I’ve been suffering from a case of can’t-stomach-it-head-in-sandness. I’ve been feeling a bit over-sensitive lately, I’m not totally sure why – overtired? 420 more words


James Foley's critics are the real cowards

And when I talk about his critics, I don’t just mean Charles C. Johnson (although, seriously, screw that guy).

Since news of Foley’s beheading by ISIS first broke… 431 more words