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"stoned soul picnic" - laura nyro (1968)

There are some albums I truly cherish and, for one reason or another, leave my mind. I don’t think there is some significant meaning to that. 750 more words

Repost: "Wedding Bell Blues"

It would’ve been Laura Nyro’s 65th birthday not that long ago; it’s been fifteen years since she died. And I’m still not quite sure how to classify her in the music pantheon. 282 more words


Laura Nyro - Eli and the Thirteenth Confession

Travelling invokes a minority awareness, different psychogeographies are washing together, with one stronger by numbers. Self-awareness heightens and etiquette tightens its grip. Away disadvantage. Things are understood through double-take, where once innate. 534 more words

Current Stream

when that "shitty committee" in your head convenes

Things you need to remember; 

  • – Don’t stress about being fixed because you’re not broken.
  • -Remember to remind yourself of your accomplishments. Tell yourself that you’re proud of yourself, even if you’re not.
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2nd Stage Recovery

CD Review: Eric Van Aro’s “Endless Roads” By Brian Arsenault

The last time I reviewed an album by this guy in early 2014, I complimented his reclaiming stellar jazz singing for the guys in the face of so many fine current female jazz singers. 500 more words

Eric Van Aro

Laura Nyro

You can call music amazing all you like; you can overuse that adjective in abundance all over the comments sections of social media platforms, but to me, it isn’t amazing unless it reaches a part of your soul that identifies with you in a way that is so resonantly truthful to oneself, that it brings tears to your eyes, sends shivers up your spine, and there isn’t really a tangible way in which your love of it can be expressed. 300 more words


The Key

Today my boss gave me a key so I could open the coffee shop next week. I put it in my purse.

Five minutes later, I casually checked on it and then couldn’t find it. 567 more words