The number of songs, nay bands and songwriters in the iTunes library that Rags and I share is staggering–now approaching 13,000 songs. Yet, we always have our ears open for new additions, especially artists that we’ve never heard of before. When Rag’s found Antje Duvekot a couple of weeks ago after looking up the details […]
Is it possible for a photograph to actually capture part of the soul of the subject? Certainly some aboriginal cultures have a very clear answer to the question: Yes. Yet, the immensely beautiful portrait above, appearing here courtesy of Benoit Paillé, may actually have a different effect, causing the soul of the viewer to […]humans, photography
The first I ever heard of Michael Franti was when this song showed up on a compilation disc for some indigenous rights cause in the early 1990s. America was just wrapping up its first successfully televised war in the Persian Gulf, and the homeland’s economy was circling the drain. The lyrics immediately caught my […]culture, music, television
Here we are in the depths of long dark and there lurks all the light of day, just around the curve of earth. Happy Solstice – Here comes the Sun!
In this ancient stretch of earth our lives blink, moments, brief as the lace of snow. To have uncovered you, a jewel richly buried in shadowed soil, there growing, a watered fern, a river rock glowing soft in the ground, moonlight, soul sweet, passion-dark magic strong; your heart, an amulet, such power I can scarce […]Darkness, Dreams, forest, fragrance, love, love letter, memories, poems