Kate Bush

I’ve been a Kate Bush fan ever since she first hit the scene many years ago. She was an original artist to say the least. She combined singing, dancing and theater into her avantgarde performances. It feels good knowing that time has been very kind to…

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Owl City

I had the privilege of seeing Owl City perform last night in Atlanta at Center Stage and it was one of the best concerts I’ve ever attended. It was also the first time I ever saw a show right up front from the mosh pit. While…

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The Martian

I had the pleasure of seeing The Martian this past weekend and it actually lived up to all the hype for a change. It was visually stunning, well-acted and extremely funny and quite moving too. What else could you ask for in a movie? I’m a…

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What Really Matters at the End of Life

This Ted Talk by Dr. BJ Miller has gone viral and deservedly so. I just loved everything about this presentation. I love the way Dr. Miller spoke  with such a calm and soothing voice full of compassion and empathy and without sympathy. The good doctor’s points…

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Why The 1-Game Wild Card Playoff System Sucks

The 2015 baseball season is the perfect example of why the idiotic 1-game wild card playoff game stinks to high heaven and must be changed ASAP. Take a close look at the National League standings and notice something strange. The top 3 records are all from…

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The Big Four

World number one tennis player Novak Djokovic has just completed an incredible year in 2015 where he won 3 of the 4 Grand Slam championships. He missed out on a Grand Slam by losing in the French Open final. This was his 10th career Grand Slam…

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Savoring the moment

I loved the movie “My Sister’s Keeper“. I don’t care that you think the book was better and how much you hate that they changed the story and the ending. Get over it. Movies are different than books. I was moved by this movie …a lot…. I…

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Time to Wake Up

I only recently discovered the amazing Alan Watts who passed away in 1973. He was an enlightened human being to say the least. He was a man ahead of his time…or I should say a man who understood how to live completely in the moment during…

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She Ain’t The Girl for You

Great song from underrated artist the Kinleys. Ever have a friend who’s with someone that’s obviously not the right one for them? Despite all facts and common sense they remain in their situation. As friends we remain to pick up the pieces when the inevitable happens…

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Beauty and the Beatdown

This isn’t just about sports. Yes, it’s about the recent annihilation of Maria Sharapova by Serena Williams but I would like to go beyond just the confines of sports. First, let’s examine what went down in merry ole England. Serena crushed Sharapova for the 17th time…

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