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Lather Gets a Job

What’s that expression about “best laid plans?” Today was supposed to be the first day of “two-a-days” with the workouts but my brother needed me to keep their dog for a week so I drove down and met him halfway to collect my neice-dog. 775 more words

Singing Grace

“One less pill, will the fog abate?”
I asked Alice: she didn’t know.
“Silly her,” said the dormouse.
“Her mind is moving low,”
a man on the chessboard said; 65 more words


Throwback Thursdays! "We Built This City" by Starship

This week’s song is “we built this city” by Starship, formerly Jefferson Starship, formerly Jefferson Airplane. Yes, that Jefferson Airplane, the band credited with bringing psychedelic music into the mainstream and had hits such as… 53 more words


Celebrating Music Monday | Jefferson Airplane

I have no special reason for today’s #MusicMonday featured song, other than it is simply a great song.

I hadn’t heard this song for years, and then all of a sudden it’s been showing up in my music streaming shuffle recently. 62 more words


Sunday Suggestion - Jefferson Airplane - White Rabbit

This classic track from Jefferson Airplane’s 1967 album Surrealistic Pillow is one of the first to feature Grace Slick who also wrote the track. It’s minimalistic, cool and teetering on the edge all at the same time with the tense, cascading bass line, rhythm section and brushed percussion.  96 more words


Ten Songs that became Great

I’ve been meaning to write this for a while. I read A.PromptReply’s post on Ten Things I Love and Ten Things I Hate and I thought to myself, why restrict it? 1,068 more words

Last Word

Garcia 1972 meets Newsweek 2015

Great news!  About six weeks ago, I received a preliminary query letter from Newsweek. Yes, that Newsweek…seems they were producing a special issue, commemorating Jerry Garcia and had found a photo I had taken of Garcia at a softball game back in 1972.   232 more words

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