Insurrection

In light of the attack by right wing terrorists yesterday, Americans need to stop spreading lies that are feeding this delusional mob and damaging our republic. These lies can no longer be tolerated by any who consider themselves patriotic Americans: 1. Donald Trump won the 2020 election 2. There is massive voter fraud in AmericaContinue reading “Insurrection”

Bloggiversary 2020

Seven years ago today I became a blogger. I had just quit a band that, in one incarnation or another, had included me as a member for about 30 years, and I needed a new creative project. So I blogged. I had been keeping a journal for a while before launching the blog and itContinue reading “Bloggiversary 2020”

America, the Beautiful

One of the first things I thought of when I saw the spontaneous outpouring of emotion that followed the news that Joe Biden had defeated Donald Trump was the importance of music to the celebration. The power of music – to express joy, to comfort sorrow, to inspire the best in us – is overwhelmingContinue reading “America, the Beautiful”