Why Marry? More Specifically, Why Do Seniors Say I Do?

An interesting question, even more so since I now claim the senior discount whenever possible. I’m not questioning marriage – a marriage is what two people make of it. So, why do people marry? Survey says: for all kinds of reasons – but love is only one marital asset. That sounds so cold, but it … More Why Marry? More Specifically, Why Do Seniors Say I Do?

How Can I Be Sure?

There’s a question, circling inside Is this fleeting or a pivotal event? ‘What if’s’ pop like thought-balloons Perplexing, for this eager gent — Lean in, let the sun kiss all this splendor ‘Tis a dream, reality is never so warm I’m spooked, my defenses are down Swallowed whole, consumed by the storm — Life is … More How Can I Be Sure?

Fool’s Gold

From the dark side to the light Tired eyes are slow to adjust Once slipping, now skating away From sawdust to stardust — After the fierce rain, a double rainbow The damp air pops with electricity Bold sunlight divides the blue-gray sky To the heavens, creator of synchronicity — A poor man casts off his … More Fool’s Gold

Concept Albums by Frank Sinatra, Paul Williams, Richard Harris and Carole King: Of Love and Heartache

Concept albums are tough to pull off. Think Sgt. Pepper, Tommy, Quadrophenia, Animals, The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway, Tales from Topographic Oceans, Thick as a Brick, The Wall, et. al. There might be an integrated story, instrumental segues, musical motifs and epic feel to the production. Or, the songs might conceptually linked by content … More Concept Albums by Frank Sinatra, Paul Williams, Richard Harris and Carole King: Of Love and Heartache

Memoirs

In the prologue the heavens parted Ejecting me on my noggin Like an egg, my memory cracked open Where should I begin? — Chapter one was my first appearance The golden fifties not so nifty My shadow hid from the sun Chance of success only fifty-fifty — Chapter two, the world is a zoo Drones … More Memoirs

Unreal, Reality TV

Even reality TV is not always real. Just because it is promoted as real, does not mean it is. In the past six years we now have to be concerned with what is real and what is promoted as real. Maybe the Moon landing was faked? Reality ain’t what it used to be. MTV’s The … More Unreal, Reality TV