Sharing my 65th birthday with Black Friday offers an interesting – at least for me – introspection into the crossroad I have landed on.
Author Archive: Johan
Landslide Records performer Webb Wilder took me on a 1967 throwback ride to reflect on musical talent that often falls between the cracks.
Jewish scholar Hillel the Elder later put it in terms a child could understand: If you would not want someone to do it to you, then don’t do it to someone else.
Nobody tells you your heart will change. But it does. You judge less. You care more. You learn how to forgive and how to let go and how to live in the moment.
Strip your mind from external influence and it will show you the power of simplicity.
Islanders Ric and Kay had moved to Nashville just weeks ago, when the winter storms hit them unprepared on the road. A list of things to keep in your car for winter’s fury.
Lab mix named Shadow is looking for a Forever Home that matches his friendly, easygoing personality. He’s beautiful and exceptional and still mostly a big puppy.
Stop driving yourself over the top with too many resolutions. Focus on significant targets and be specific in what needs to be done to accomplish them. And then DO IT.
Turning sixty four on Thanksgiving is almost a mandate to revisit one’s life’s grateful events. My gratitude goes out to my wife, the uplift of the children and grandchildren and my many friends.
Voters are not dumb or uninformed because they have better things to do than to study the rampant ever continuing folderol of the legislative process.
In less than 60 years corporations and institutions have manipulated freedom into a life of vicarious perception.
45 years have passed since these Ramblin’ Men were “just tryin’ to make a livin’ and doin’ the best they could”.
Local individuals and businesses have once again showed impressive generosity when it comes to supporting the cause. Chef Tolxdorf’s Benefit Concert and Auction Sunday PM at the Green Turtle.
Chicken was not a fast food when we grew up. Come to think of it, we ate a lot less chicken in those days than we do today.
They say “never give up”…but come on!