Monthly Archives: August 2018

Musical Afterthoughts

Music is a universal language that speaks to each of our souls.  In all of my life, I have never someone whose heart cannot be reached through music.  I started my study of music via classical music at a very … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Lantern

Seated there on our blanket by the waterside We looked up and watch the lanterns glide Holding you close and safe we took this all in As I listened to our love blossom and begin You told me of how … Continue reading

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First Principles: Every Sensible Person Chooses Liberty

“No man in his senses can hesitate in choosing to be free, rather than a slave.” – Alexander Hamilton (1774)    

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Thought For the Day: Yours Is the Light By Which My Spirit’s Born

“Yours is the light by which my spirit’s born.  You are my sun, my moon, and all my stars.” – e.e. cummings              

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The Squishy Sound of Democracy

The suppression of free speech is a leading indicator of fascism not freedom and certainly not the small r republican values our Founding Fathers advocated in their classical liberalism.  I for one refuse to bend to tyranny from any camp… … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Tourist

Out under the summer’s beating sun There are moments of such brilliant fun But none so fun as watching tourists on parade As they pantomime their crazed charade Leaving their footprint traces in the sand While watching lovers hand in … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Must Remember the Miracle Of Our Every Day Moments

“The sacred moments, the moments of miracle, are often the everyday moments.”  – Frederick Buechner    

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First Principles: The Corruption of A People Make It Ripe For Destruction

“Nothing is more certain than that a general profligacy and corruption of manners make a people ripe for destruction. A good form of government may hold the rotten materials together for some time, but beyond a certain pitch, even the … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Stir

Baby, won’t you stir it up Drinking from that hot cup Whipped into shape Without superman’s cape I descend from love to friend Never thought we’d end But, there’s a bass line When I turn and find That when I’ve … Continue reading

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The Mission of Paris

In the continuing saga of the fall of Troy: The Mission of Paris by Michael Romani Cheering Trojans party like no tomorrow Whispered rumors bring their sorrow A maiden finds her lips are sealed While coming darkness through a mirror … Continue reading

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