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Thanksgiving Day Thoughts

We all have a great deal about which to be thankful.

Since the very first American Thanksgiving in 1621 shared between the first English settlers who faced perils aboard the… 330 more words

Global Perspectives

an earworm

…in my tentative steps back into the blogosphere, or even trying to catch up, I found myself going “back” in order to catch up with everyone in chronological order because so much has happened in what felt like a short span of time. 407 more words

Real Life

Winter Songs & Carols: The Art of Collaboration

You don’t have to look very hard to find folks in Northern Michigan who are proud to live and work here. The area is teeming with artists of all sorts — drawn here for the sense of community, the easy-to-find solitude, and of course the beautiful natural scenery that’s the backdrop for all four seasons. 706 more words

Manitou Winds

Breathe Out Everything that Could Have Been

New song, new season… same old blues again.

It’s time for another breakup song, folks.

“But Jay… really. Enough with the breakup songs.”

And I say: NEVER! 356 more words

Musical Musings

Ed Sheeran really is the Ginger Jesus

I’ve been a fan of Ed Sheeran since before he was as popular as he is now and I’ve been lucky to see him play in really small, intimate venues here on the West Coast. 56 more words


Jesus is Better

There’s a song that’s been a constant refrain in my head the past year. If I could have an anthem, this would be it.

Jesus is better. 265 more words


The Winner takes it all

“The Winner takes it all” decries ABBA’s blonde Agnetha, in one of the pop world’s most anguished break-up songs. The “Loser” in contrast, is “standing small” or “has to fall”. 1,332 more words