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Prejudice Comes in Many Forms

Green Book (2018) I have to admit to having a bit of trepidation before watching this film on Netflix last night. For one thing, I knew there would be racial discrimination and even a little bit of violence, but I … Continue reading

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Though Now Apart, They’ll Be Together Forever in Our Hearts

Ordinary People, Living Ordinary Lives (Bee Gees 1989) This post may seem a bit disjointed, but if you bear with me, its meaning may become clear. But first, I’d like to quote the lyrics from “Ordinary People” (and not the … Continue reading

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Song Lyrics as ‘The Journey’ (Jungian Psychology)

Bruce Miller: Fairy Tales On The Highway (1975) As you may have surmised by now, I am in the middle of reading “Ego and Archetype” by Edward F. Edinger. I already knew a great deal about the subject matter, having … Continue reading

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A Stoner’s Version of a Childhood Classic Movie

Dark Side of the Rainbow I remember reading about this before: it appears to totally sync together if you run the movie, The Wizard of Oz, while listening to Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon”. I suspect that playing … Continue reading

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Music as a Shortcut to Our Souls

The Sun on Season Four of “The Masked Singer” There’s one week to go before the last three contestants are unmasked and the winner is announced. To be sure, it’s a very strange and almost demonic, program, but it has … Continue reading

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Today in 1975, a Great Lakes Freighter Sank in Lake Superior

Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald The disaster is one of the best-known in the history of Great Lakes shipping. Gordon Lightfoot made it the subject of his 1976 hit song “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald“ after reading an article, “The … Continue reading

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Rocking the Housewife Vibe

Helen Reddy (October 25, 1941 – September 29, 2020) This might seem a strange post to anyone who follows me here on WordPress, but it’ll make some sense when you read on. I watched I Am Woman on Netflix last … Continue reading

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The Moment Lars Muhl’s “Old Life” Died

Total Solar Eclipse (March 9, 1997) It’s not often that a person can pinpoint the exact moment when everything changed. I had a similar point in time in December 1995. This is Lars Muhl’s. On the day the album was … Continue reading

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Sonny to Cher: “I Got You, Babe”

Not a particularly happy-looking couple, were they? Have you ever wondered why? Sonny was more than a decade older than Cher, so it holds that he may have played a significant ‘father-figure’ role in her life. She needed a place … Continue reading

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John Lennon’s Been in my Head

Watching the Wheels For three mornings now, the lyrics of this song have been on constant replay. I suspect there’s a reason, but I’m not exactly sure what that reason is. Here are the lyrics in their entirety: People say … Continue reading

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