Words by Rudyard Kipling Music by Elaine Diane Taylor ©2009 Intelligentsia Media Inc. SOCAN/ASCAP Available on iTunes The marriage of art and market must see each attend to its own needs first, then blend to take advantage of each ones best self. That way the sum is equal to more than just the addition of [...]
Power resides only where men believe it resides. [...] A shadow on the wall, yet shadows can kill. And ofttimes a very small man can cast a very large shadow - George R.R. Martin - Clash of Kings The world is speeding up, and empires are rising and falling. Gold is changing hands and the [...]
Being treated poorly. Unfortunately, this happens to all of us at points along our path. With all of our various experiences, our exciting time and quiet times, there will be people who come along and offer value, accept what we have to offer in return, then do not take care of their part. This individual, [...]
All of our actions, our thoughts, our reactions and our creative movements are in response to our environment, either perceived or real. But our environment can be in our minds but not physically real. If we believe something is real then our bodies react to the belief whether it's real or not. So, I guess [...]
Fear is unique and individual. Just as love is. What seems a ridiculously easy adventure to one, can be a devastating block to another. Empathy is the need when there's fear swirling. Not because we feel the same fear as someone we care for, or because we can understand why such a simple step is [...]
Sometimes we build out of woodWe strike a match like we've understoodBut we've got gasoline, baby,We've got rainAnd we pass back and forth a little flame from "Sometimes" by Elaine Diane Taylor Fuel for Fire by Matthew Ward is fragile. It's appropriate for a fragile and quiet mood. All of life moves like a pendulum, [...]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFZ1y-0RN60 Close your eyes and think about what really makes you tick. Not what makes you money. Not what gives you status. But what makes you who you are. Here is a cover of the tune Time (The Revelator), written by the beautiful Gillian Welch.
People are wildflowers. There is a turn in a path, maybe a familiar path in a new season, very brief in time, when the individual specimen suddenly appears, and turns its face your way. And beams. It has to be fully looked at, fully engaged, honestly explored, or it is gone. You have to allow [...]
There's a meteor shower tonight... let's watch...
The little folk album Coins and Crowns is now available here on iTunes. Fun. :) For the post explaining my thoughts behind this live folk album please see this post. One of the songs on the album is a cover of Neil Young's Heart of Gold. It's appropriate at this time. Not because I'm searching [...]