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Jack Casady: Work is a Means to Independence, Freedom

In Praise of the Teen Summer Job
From hauling bricks to delivering newspapers, traditional summer work taught generations of teens about life, labor and their place in the universe… 182 more words

Drum News


In the song “White Rabbit” but Jefferson Airplane, Grace Slick sings about a smoking caterpillar that approaches Alice. The caterpillar is called a hookah. I don’t believe that is the name of the caterpillar as a hookah is actually the water pipe he was smoking. 353 more words

Indoor Air Quality

April 21

Birds prefer familiar foods. Limiting the choices on their menu helps limit unwanted surprises; poisonous or dangerous prey, for example. They also know that there is a pay off for finding this familiar thing. 474 more words


Jefferson Airplane and the Summer of Love

A Quick Note: On March 25th various media  announced that Paul Kantner, 71, suffered a mild heart attack.  As a founding member of Jefferson Airplane, and a continuing member of Jefferson Starship, my exploration of this band’s music is much indebted to Kantner, and I wish him a rapid recovery. 1,043 more words

Day 819: White Thoughts

I am a white person, so — automatically — everything I write here will fit the title of today’s post.

That takes the pressure off. 275 more words

Personal Growth

Song of the day: 27 March 2015

In 1967, Grace Slick wrote a song for the album Surrealistic Pillow. She already wrote the song when she was not yet a member of  Jefferson Airplane, but of The Great Society. 47 more words

Song Of The Day