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Unsettled week's end

I have had an eventful week complete with a solid session of poetry/writing discussion and review as well as some unsettling news.  In trying to process all of this I’ve been writing in a bit more serious vein.   399 more words


It Started With A Chain

It all started with a chain. A foundation chain to be precise. This time a year ago – almost to the day – I joined in with Kat Goldin’s  346 more words



Over the years, not only have we “acquired” three children we have also acquired a LOT of Lego people. And by a lot, I really mean a LOT. 166 more words

Stacy's Book Note: The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain

The Secret Life of the Grown-up Brain: The Surprising Talents of the Middle-Aged Mind

I was attracted to this book by Barbara Strauch, a New York Times Science editor, because I have been finding myself lately forgetting people’s names, despite the strong inkling that the name I’ve forgotten is sitting there right at the tip of my tongue. 753 more words


Sick of Rejection because of Ageism?

Then start something! J. Cafesin: #StartUp @ 45: http://jcafesin.blogspot.com/2014/07/startup-45.html

…I responded to an ad for a Traffic Manager position at an ad agency in San Francisco a few years ago. 132 more words


... and the beat goes on ...

When your life revolves around music, as mine does, it becomes quite easy to live what may be termed an “insulated” life – a life that is, in many ways, unconnected with the realities that the rest of the world deals with on a regular basis for the simple reason that while music may be important to me (and to everyone else who creates music), and the rarefied individuals who are able to partake of the joys of contemporary “art music”, the realities of life (though some might argue, correctly, I might add, that this is not how life should be) – but war, and the political machinations behind the scenes that ultimately, inexorably, lead to wars and genocides, as well as the various crimes and misdemeanours which the Talking Heads on the News seem so pleased to be bringing into our homes every night, promptly at 6pm (except when they want to interrupt… 2,798 more words