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Celebrities Mourn B.B. King On Social Media

B.B. King, the iconic blues guitarist, died Thursday in Las Vegas. He was 89.

Many of his fellow musicians and celebrities paid tribute to his death on social media, including Snoop Dogg, Ringo Starr, Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora and blues guitarist Buddy Guy who often played with him. 520 more words

'King of the Blues' Legend B.B. King Dead in Las Vegas at Age 89, His Attorney Says

(LAS VEGAS) — B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursday at home in Las Vegas. 1,106 more words

Wishing Flower

The Sierra, in springtime, is a lovely place.  The meadows are filled with lush green grasses and the dandelions fill those fields with golden flowers for a time, and later, white spheres of wishing flowers. 86 more words


Easy as Pie: Remembering Mom...

As a Mother’s Day tribute, here’s what I said about her at her memorial service in December 2007…

My own remembrances of my mother that I want to share with you are prompted by something near and dear to both of us:  baked goods.   473 more words


Not Here, Not Gone

These remnants are superimposed
upon my living like filaments of life,

your laugh falling like flower confetti,
fingers pressed upon sonorous cello strings;

your hues and tones stolen by sunset… 36 more words

The Season of Rain, a Poem


The shadows of the moon raced with the time, the bridge, with the water

You who’d never competed with anybody, kept your friendships, literature and love in your mind… 482 more words

Experiences Of Life

Great American Railroad Stories

(Note – I am on my way to Guatemala this morning for a mission trip, and will be gone into next week. I’ll tell you all about it when I get back. 437 more words