Begin Again Review

I rarely go to movies any more. My friend Karen years ago bugged me to watch the 2007 movie Once and being a music guy, of course I loved it. Well, John Carney, the same guy who brought us Once, did Begin Again so I saw it in the local

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Cabanel Birth of Venus

You’ve seen Botticelli’s Birth of Venus. It’s all over prints, posters, and even was parodied on Monty Python’s Flying Circus. Don’t get me wrong. I love that piece too. But I really love Alexandre Cabanel’s Birth of Venus. The latter is an example of what I loved about 19th Century

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My diet

I have never been overweight. It’s funny how people who are divorced three or four times love to give their opinions on love. Then you’ll see someone who is flat broke and heavily in debt who loves to give his opinions on how to get rich. Then, you’ll see someone

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Romantic Metal - living with insomnia

Living with insomnia

I’ve been living with insomnia my entire life… …and have learned that it’s not a curse. It is a gift. If you have insomnia, you can get a lot done. I am a musician and a composer. I do not have natural musician abilities. I’m actually quite naturally dumb when

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