Category Archives: The Beatles

Publishing Failure and She Was Just Seventeen

I’ve been feeling like a failure lately because my essay, “Claudia Songs,” has been rejected so many times. I log onto Facebook and see so many of my writer friends publishing, some often, some sporadically, but they are publishing. I’m … Continue reading

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2012 So Far, 50 So Far

This post is mainly photos, just wanted to share some of 2012 with you all, as you so kindly share it with me. Sadly (or not) the pic below is what got my blog traffic up by a catrillion percent … Continue reading

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50 Gifts for My Birthday

On my desk at work rests a photo of my father and step mother in their early 50s. As my 50th birthday approaches at the end of April, I try not to over think that photo taken in 1986 at … Continue reading

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Is it just me?

Or are we training our kids to blow up the world? Recently I posted the Rolling Stones song, “Gimme Shelter” to my Facebook wall. I chose a Youtube video that explored the 1960s through a collage of images. The video … Continue reading

Posted in Gimme Shelter, Malcolm X, Tea Party, The 1960s, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Violence, War, Xbox 360 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments