Expectations. Rarely simple.
The pros, cons, and possibilities of positive attitude.
Cynical… or realistic?
What are you mulling over these days? How to get the job of your dreams? The man or woman of your dreams? Any tiny piece of your dreams while you still have time, however you may clock it? Aren’t we “of a mind” to put our thinking caps on as one year closes and the […]
Obstacles, attitudes, and signs to heed.
Kicking that critical voice to the curb. Taking stock so you can rock!
It was worn and fragile, about two inches long, with a brown cover in soft leather. Inside, its translucent pages bore minuscule print which was nonetheless legible – verse after verse, recounting a tale of missed opportunities and lost love. It was Longfellow’s Evangeline. Somewhere, stored in a box in the back of a drawer, […]
What was the event? I have no idea. But whatever it was that inspired it, the celebration was breathtaking – a program that plucked the most talented musicians and ensembles from across the world. The proportions of the performance were monumental; the music spun classical and rock and jazz and folk and opera and rhythms […]
Can you imagine a better world? There was an entire generation that dared to do just that. To imagine a different world. A better one. I am part of that generation. Our legacy of images and music from the late 1960s and early 1970s stands. It persists even in contemporary consciousness. It was a troubled […]
Are you an optimist? A pessimist? A pragmatist? Can’t say I much like labels. And I strongly dislike labels that tend toward mutual exclusivity in the way people slap them on their foreheads and parade about. Or slap them on the next guy, and judge. Personally, I’m pessimistic about individuals stepping into another’s shoes, and […]