Death

Death came knocking today not at my door, but anothers taken away from a young family still young, but drawn away too soon    and others will gather commiserate, rememeber together mourn together but I am not among them not invited, I don't belong nor should I belong it isn't about ME, the everpresent self…

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So a year ago today I earnestly started this blog. It is a hogpog of thoughts on adversity, animals, baseball, the American Civil War, classical music, coffee (go Ghostlight), cooking, Doctor Who, dogs, education, faith, family, folk music, food, freedom, fun, greed, history, hope, Jazz, life, listening, love, mankind, movies, music old movies, peace, plants,…

What I have learned from Everest

What I have learned from Everest I have been fascinated by Everest since I saw the TV movie about the 1997 disaster where 8 climbers died. There was a 9th, but mysteriously he woke up, got up, and walked into camp 4 after being out in a storm for something close to 70 hours. Amazingly,…

Haiku

off to the races get up early, judge music coffee is somewhere   Moira Levant / COCOA2.com March 10 2018

Beethoven Haiku

via Daily Prompt: Messy   Beethoven was notoriously messy. Drawings of his inner rooms show clutter, books, scores, food, etc. I'd show a picture, but the usage rights prohibit it - you can google it though.   Messy, messy room. Clutter creates a genius? Beethoven messy.      

Shock

Shock Bach played way too fast, triple time in fact, oh yeah! Is that good music?   The hawk flies above, slowly waiting for its prey. Is that good timing?   Mock Bach and the Hawk Squawk, make sound, music, in time. Such is a good life?   Fast or slow you know walk your…

That’s Entertainment

Entertain   The movie the Band Wagon was one of my favorite as a kid. But as I researched it recently I discovered that it wasn't a happy time for most of the actors when making it. Oscar Levant hid the fact he had had a heart attack, Fred Astaire's wife was gravely ill, I…