My Era, My Music / Vol.2

My Era, My Music / Vol.2

The Beatles... The Turtles... Mamas & Papas... Dave Clark 5... The Beach Boys... The Doors... Just some of the musical groups from my 'era' of the 1960s who provided a soundtrack during my youthful days...

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Authoritarianism vs. Empathy?

Authoritarianism vs. Empathy?

"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view...until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” Atticus Finch, 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

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It Was 48 Years Ago This Year…

It Was 48 Years Ago This Year…

“Every man has a right over his own life and war destroys lives that were full of promise.” Albert Einstein, ca. 1933 / "War is Over! If You Want It" John Lennon / Yoko Ono, ca. 1969

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Nationalist? Populist? Patriot? Which One Are You?

Nationalist? Populist? Patriot? Which One Are You?

What a tumultuous political year, huh... Are we heading for a nation of Populist? Nationalist? Uber Patriots? In an era of Trumpism it's time to buckle up and hang on considering his own party is afraid of and his base supporters...!

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Good Idea, but…

…emptiness… hollow words… no action… too much data not enough action… and on and on and on – so goes the world of punditry… if everyone is talking but no one is listening, then the proverbial standstill reigns supreme…

Half-Century Mark: 1967-2017

Fifty-years ago, as of this posting, I joined my classmates of Granite High School (SLC, UT) Class of 1967, and gathered up my diploma and headed out to conquer the world… To use a worn out phrase: ‘…it just seems like yesterday…’

My Era, My Music / Vol.2

The Beatles… The Turtles… Mamas & Papas… Dave Clark 5… The Beach Boys… The Doors… Just some of the musical groups from my ‘era’ of the 1960s who provided a soundtrack during my youthful days…