Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Bass Player in George MacDonald’s Band

Verdine White, the bass player in Earth, Wind & Fire, holds it down and lights a fire under the groove like no one else can. Whenever I hear a gorgeous bass sound like that, whether it’s from a cello, a … Continue reading

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Dying to Live

I watch my children’s age group, the 20- and 30-somethings, sorting through just what kind of life is worth living—in what or whom should they invest their energy and trust? Our generation, the baby boomer 60s children, blew the “ought … Continue reading

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Hypochondria and Fear of Death: WWWD (What Would Woody Do?)

“I am not afraid of death; I just don’t want to be there when it happens,” said Woody Allen. Just last year, he also wrote a very funny piece for the New York Times about hypochondria. It’s so easy to … Continue reading

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Beauty and Ugliness: Perception Is Not the Whole Picture

Look in the mirror. On a good day, we might check out a few different angles and think, ‘Not bad,’ give the glass an encouraging smile, and walk away satisfied. But on a bad day, no amount of repair can … Continue reading

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