Culture Commentary: Your Music Is Too Loud

Almost against my will I have been consumed this week by the trial of Michael David Dunn in the shooting death of unarmed teenager, Jordan Davis. And when I say consumed I mean, keeping tabs on progress, watching the live stream of the trial, having ‘twittersation’ about it … the whole nine yards. And thereContinue reading “Culture Commentary: Your Music Is Too Loud”

What’s Past Is Prologue

“What’s past is prologue”, Shakespeare penned these words in “The Tempest” and what an amazingly complex simplicity. {And before I travel too far down this thought, no, I have not read nor seen the play. But I love these words. So surely that counts almost as much don’t you think? Yes? I knew you would.}Continue reading “What’s Past Is Prologue”

This skin requires Courage, Hope, Love.

Isn’t it always so amazing the things we experience each day, each moment? Today would have been the 123rd birthday of acclaimed author Zora Neale Hurston and of all her wonderful words, I was struck most by this quote from How It Feels To Be Colored Me: “Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it doesContinue reading “This skin requires Courage, Hope, Love.”

Leaving On A Jet Plane …

For some reason “Leaving On A Jet Plane” was on my mind this morning when I woke up. And by on my mind I of course mean that continuous loop of music that starts playing in your head and won’t stop. {And in all transparency let me state that the very first song on loopContinue reading “Leaving On A Jet Plane …”