When I was a little kid, “infinity” meant something really big or really far. It was something “out there,” unreachable and abstract. My head would hurt trying to contemplate it. “So what’s beyond that?” After awhile, I didn’t bother to contemplate it. Beyond my understanding, it became a waste of … [Read more...] about Little Infinities All Around
Mind and Spirit
Driven by the Solstice This year in New York City, the earliest sunset arrived on December 3rd, at 4:28 PM, remaining at that time through December 12th. At the perigee (lowest orbit point) of the sun’s journey through our skies, the slope of decline flattened out during November, leaving the time of … [Read more...] about The True Meaning of Christmas
Nobody ever told me to do this. I wish they had, years ago. As a typical music geek kid, I wasn’t into sports as a youngster, preferring to practice, listen to and play music. Consequently I had poor muscle tone, particularly in my upper body. I had “grampa bod” at the age of 14. A massage therapist … [Read more...] about Weight Walking for Musicians – Core Strengthening for endurance and improved performance
Something leaps out from this chart. Remember the 50's? The US's emergence as the preeminent economic powerhouse of the world...and the greatest expansion of the standard of living in human history... Look at the chart below. What happened to the Federal deficit in the years preceding the … [Read more...] about Is the Federal deficit really a problem?
The United States has cascaded into polarization and dysfunction. Media has become fragmented into political camps with the abandonment of the fairness doctrine, and primary dichotomies have reappeared, more strongly than ever: Right vs. Left Conservative vs. liberal Science vs. religion Minority … [Read more...] about On Division in America