Category Archives: music

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

May 27, 2019 The way I need you is a loneliness I cannot bear. So wrote John Singer, a deaf-mute, in a letter he never sent, to his best friend, a fellow deaf-mute who was illiterate, dumb, selfish, and uncaring. … Continue reading

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Treasures in my net

December 8, 2018 When I cast my net out into the world wide web, sometimes I see the welcome gleam of bits of treasure amidst the accumulated flotsam and jetsam. Facebook and other social media are polluted by poisonous politics, … Continue reading

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Forgotten verses

June 22, 2018 In one of those dreams that returns from time to time, I wander through what is purportedly my house, discovering levels and wings that I either had forgotten about or long neglected. It is somewhat disappointing to … Continue reading

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Listening as one of my digital clouds evaporates

December 22, 2017 The forthcoming demise of Amazon’s Music Storage service, limiting my access on its streaming services to songs it has licensed, prompted me to assess my¬†approach to digital music. The rapid pace of the digital world’s evolution makes … Continue reading

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We live in a world with tears

I lost one of my mentors tonight. We had not spoken in years, yet he was and remains, as my wife put it, one of the pieces of the puzzle that is me. I cried when I learned a few … Continue reading

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