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Month / November 2015

“Gonna Fly Now” – Creed, Rocky and the Holidays

One might wonder what the Theme From Rocky and the holidays have to do with one another, but somehow the holiday music that is usually playing while the house and tree are decorated was replaced with Gonna Fly Now and Eye of the Tiger after going to the absolutely wonderful new movie, Creed, and watching the Spike TV Rocky […]

Try As We Might, We Cannot Stop The Hands Of Time

As we slowly wind down another year, thoughts can turn to the quick passage of time, trying to remember if you achieved any of your New Year’s resolutions, reminiscing over the year’s event or sadness at the passing of another year.  After a feverish week with a cold and having flashbacks to 1979 after catching […]

Seeing The World Through Eyes of Empathy

“Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other’s eyes for an instant?”  – Henry David Thoreau After the horrifying attacks in Paris Friday Night the world mourned for the loss of life in the City of Light.  The scenes shown on the news were heartbreaking as the death toll […]

Finding a Missing Piece of Joy

Over a year ago, I found myself feeling that a piece of the joy puzzle had been misplaced from my life.  Turning on the news or flipping through a magazine, I heard about the 60s being the new 40s, women ‘having it all’ and starting a new chapter in your life.  Where was I to […]

There’s Music In The Air

There is music in the air this week with a wonderful selection of blues, rock, and holiday tunes available with new releases by Joe Bonamassa, Eric Clapton, Elvis Costello, U2 and nonstop holiday music on the radio.  Eric Clapton’s new cd/dvd, Slowhand at 70-Live At The Royal Albert Hall, is being released this Friday and […]

Imagine My Surprise

Not only was it a surprise to walk around the corner and see this little guy visiting, but during a week of record-setting weather in the 70’s it was a surprise to find the holiday season in full bloom.  Waiting in line at the drive-thru and listening to T.N.T. by AC/DC on the radio, imagine […]

Words and Pictures – Musings About the Movie and Life

The house is quiet for the night and the writer slowly curls in her chair and opens her favorite journal to an empty white page awaiting the pen strokes to cross the pages with intriguing words that will hopefully invite another to join her journey.  In the morning after the children have left for school […]

Melancholy Mood

A golden glow swirled around the lone boat lift left on the lake as a silent reminder that the boating season has ended and as calendar pages were changed and clocks pushed back, the shadows and glow of melancholy crept ashore to shine a light on change and endings.  It is easy to identify with […]