Category Archives: Featured Posts

Lay Your Head Down: 23rd Psalm Blues

The music VIDEO below is of one of my earliest compositions, “Lay Your Head Down.”  It’s my take on the 23rd Psalm:  He leads me by still waters, restores my soul, anoints me so that my cup overflows.  Its tone … Continue reading

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OFW’s: Anthony Bourdain’s “Manila”

I think it deserves to become a Christmas classic—a weird one, but nonetheless a classic.  The VIDEO below stiches together about 10 minutes of clips available on YouTube from one of the best episodes the late Anthony Bourdain ever did: … Continue reading

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Ronald L. Fair: “We Can’t Breathe”

May 2020 Update:  Another “I-Can’t-Breathe” incident. I could not watch the video of the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 26, 2020.  But I heard it while my wife described to me what she was seeing: a … Continue reading

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