Category Archives: Music

1/15/2017 Dolores O’Riordan, the singer of the 1990s Irish band The Cranberries, died Monday in London, according to media reports. She was 46. The cause of death was not immediately made public. These were songs my wife and I played … Continue reading

Posted in Current events, life, Music | Leave a comment

Worst Songs to Play at a Wedding

I’ve been doing stand up comedy for a while. I am not great, but I enjoy it. Yesterday I was trying to write some jokes from some previous notes. I had music on and  the U2 song “Still Haven’t Found … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Music | Tagged | Leave a comment

Ave Maria

We each have a sound track to our life. Songs that we may only hear once but at a time where we will remember them forever. Maybe a song that we have heard a thousand times but then it plays … Continue reading

Posted in life, Music, peace | Leave a comment

15 classic metal albums whose titles are less dark than the Washington Post’s new motto

The Washington Post unveiled a cheery new motto this week: “Democracy dies in darkness.” The phrase now appears beneath the newspaper’s name on its website and Snapchat Discover page, although it has yet to make its way into the print … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Politics, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

A letter to my son on his graduation

Dear Chase, Congratulations on your high school graduation. Where to begin? All the years come suddenly to this moment and I am proud, I am thankful, I am emotional, I am nostalgic. And there is in me the dawning realization … Continue reading

Posted in growth, life, Music, Son | Tagged | 3 Comments

30 Days of Peace. 18

We can can make a difference. We can change the world. We just have to try. There are so many ways to bring Peace to the world. To make the world a better place.

Posted in Music, peace | Tagged | Leave a comment

30 Days of Peace. 17

Don’t Want To Be an American Idiot. Oddly I was not in the USA when I first heard this song. It was getting HUGE airplay in Italy at the time. This song was strongly opposed by some people in the US … Continue reading

Posted in Music, peace, Politics | Tagged , | Leave a comment