SOCIAL MEDIA SPARKS MY EMOTIONS


Our society has led us to the path of non-involvement. FB did that, Email did that, cell phones did that. Yea, I love em’  for the thing they knew we’d love them for; a delete button. We, I mean most of us that don’t control millions of political decisions, cannot handle much more. But we […]

MUSIC and DANCE INSTEAD OF PILLS


ADVENTURES IN LIVINGNESS – CUBAN STYLE SOMETIMES AN INTERVIEW WITH A MUSICIAN GOES DEEPER than a narrative history of recordings, concert calendar and early training. That happened when I met Jorge Gomez; founder, keyboardist and musical director of Tiempo Libre, an all Cuban born Timba band. We met in a modest hotel room in Santa […]

LA POSADA is LA FAMILIA


The throw of the dice this week lands on the un-said and underscored vignettes that pass through us. Those moments which make us turn away from screens, cameras, and cell phones, to observe life around us.  Writers do this habitually, like addicts. It is our drug to examine what we feel no one else is […]

JAMMING UP HIP-HOP


Free your mind and the rest will follow; the words from EnVogue’s latest release played all day on the radio. Every time I got in the car to hunt up real estate listings, I heard that song. I worked in an industrial building along an industrial highway in San Diego. I shared a warehouse with […]