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Clouds as Art

Here on the Front Range, storms tend to only get wound up once they’re past us and out onto the plains. So while that means my lawn is a lovely shade of brown most of the summer, I am thusly rewarded with a great view of the clouds as they build in size and intensity on their way east. 23 more words


The Blues Are Still Blue

The blues are blue, the colour of deoxygenated blood in the veins; the blues are red hot; the blues are grey, the colour of… 1,523 more words

Ideas, Music, Words

Joni Mitchell - Not one of my personal favs but respected

Joni Mitchell  (born 1943) is a Canadian folk, pop and jazz singer-songwriter whose hippie era lyrics speak volumes about the current situation:

They paved paradise and put up a parking lot.

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I’m back from LA. It was a truly lovely trip. We went primarily to see the Mapplethorpe retrospective at LACMA and the Getty. The exhibition was absolutely gorgeous. 73 more words


listening along, across tasmania - grounded but floating, still

whilst living together for around two weeks, we listened to music – a lot. thinking back, i can barely think of any quiet – whether it was from someone’s speakers, finger-tapping on denim, or a hum from the back of someone’s throat, music was always coming from somewhere.  129 more words


"Once Upon a Time"... or "It Shall Come to Pass"

This used to be a church.  This time last year people gathered here on Sundays and Wednesdays to study the Bible, sing hymns, hear a sermon, be church.  471 more words


Folkadelphia Radio #293 on WXPN (7/13/2016)

Folkadelphia Radio #293 aired on WXPN on July 13th, 2016 from 22-23:00 and featured an in-studio performance from Squirrel Flower, which can be heard here: 95 more words