The year end holidays are supposed to be a time of joy and giving. No matter what happens through the year, no matter who you are, Christmas/New Year's/Hanukkah etc.. always come around and we pause to acknowledge them. John Lennon's "So This Is Christmas" is not the typical holiday song. Rather it is an observation… Continue reading Holidays Through John Lennon’s Eyes.
Concrete Blonde - Everybody Knows I named my blog Who Knew? almost exactly one year ago. I had no idea how aptly I had titled the blog and as a year passes it reinforces within me a certain innate ability to honestly say "I have no idea what the future holds." I am someone who… Continue reading Everybody Knows
I was twelve years old when I saw the movie Mask and heard the lyrics to "Ripple." The song is played in the background as Sonny (Cher) finds her son Rocky (Eric Stoltz) dead in his bedroom after suffering from a disease that disfigured him and caused him much physical and emotional pain. I was… Continue reading From the archives: If I knew the way I would take you home.
I am a sucker for Coldplay. The first time I heard them I thought it was U2 I was listening to. Chris Martin makes no bones about his desire to be the U2 of this generation. I know that for me that makes perfect sense. The music, the ballads are reflective and I know the… Continue reading Coldplay: Viva la vida HQ