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December 26, 2017 – 12:52 pm | No Comment

This Week 7’s (12.14 – 12.31) Affirmation: Mindfulness – I will reach for mindfulness each day.
Date – 12.26.17
B-Book 44: Do the Work by Steven Pressfield
The key message in this book: Often we stop dead in our tracks …

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Rates of severe obesity among U.S. kids still rising: study

April 27, 2016 – 10:18 pm | No Comment
The size of stomach of children with overweight.

Obesity continues to plague American kids, with a new study finding rates of severe obesity climbing over a 15-year period.
Examining national data from 1999 through 2014, researchers found that one-third of American children aged 2 to …

R. Kelly: I Believe I Can Fly

April 16, 2012 – 10:43 pm | No Comment
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As I stated before this song is my rock…one that I come to when I need a lift of spirit…I need it now.
Originally posted in July 2011: I think this is one of the most …

N-Sync: Yo Te Voy A Amar

April 15, 2012 – 1:12 am | No Comment
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Yo Te Voy A Amar – This I Promise You…
N-Sync is one of the most soulful boys groups coming out of the 1990s.  I really liked a lot of what they did back then, although …

Sinead Oconnor – Nothing Compares to You

April 13, 2012 – 4:53 am | No Comment
Honest Eyes

I first posted the below video last year at a time when I was feeling a bit nostalgic about the ’80s.  I truly believe that there are few things in life that are most important. …

Shania Twain – From this Moment

March 27, 2012 – 10:49 am | No Comment
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From this moment is a beautiful song of pure emotional connection and the promise of endless love.  I love whatever Shania sings, but this particular song has a tremendous amount of meaning for me.  Click …

Levis Kreis: Hello

March 9, 2012 – 12:18 am | No Comment
Broken Love

Texting….this is iit…

Toni Braxton – There is no Me without You

March 1, 2012 – 12:01 pm | No Comment
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This song is one of my favorite song from the 1990s.  It is both emotionally pure and honesty, much like most of the songs by Toni.  She bares her heart in this and all her …

Whitney – Run to You

February 24, 2012 – 2:19 pm | No Comment
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Click to see the videoI suppose one way of dealing with the passing of someone is to simply relive their moments or memories in your head.  I can’t get over this song by Whitney – …

Shelea Frazier: Tribute to Whitney "The Voice" Houston

February 21, 2012 – 11:07 am | No Comment
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I could not help but posting this tribute to Whitney done by this awesome female – Shelea Frazier.  She sings many of Whitney Houston’s biggest hits in one take, no auto tune, no edits…she is …

My Tribute to Whitney: August 9,1963 – February 11, 2012

February 11, 2012 – 11:58 pm | No Comment
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This is one of the saddest days I have known.  The funny thing about it is while I am not surprised about this outcome, I am just so pissed off.  I know we are all …

Michael Bolton: Make You Feel My Love

January 30, 2012 – 1:43 am | No Comment
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Make You Feel My Love (feat. Helene Fischer)
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When the rain is blowing in your face
And the whole world in on your case
I could offer you a warm embrace
To make you feel my love
When the …

Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes: Love Lift Us Up

January 7, 2012 – 10:54 am | No Comment
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I am still having a bit of a nostalgia here. This is one of the top songs of the 1980’s. The expression of triumph with love is timeless. Hope it is not too sappy…enjoy.

Bee Gees: How Deep Is Your Love

January 6, 2012 – 6:15 pm | No Comment
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To say the Bee Gees is one of my top 3 favorite groups of all times is putting it crazy mildly. I pretty much grew up having my puppy love crushes with these songs playing …

AIr Supply / Mariah Carey: Without You

December 29, 2011 – 3:32 am | No Comment
Beautiful Songstress

This is one of my favorite songs. I first fell in love with this song as a teenager, when Air Supply first introduced it back in the ’80s. Then Mariah came and blew it away. The …

Mandy: Westlife

October 28, 2011 – 1:14 am | No Comment
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Mandy by Westlife (Original done by Barry Manilow)
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I remember all my life
Raining down as cold as ice
A shadow of a man
A face through a window
Crying in the night
The night goes into
Morning, just another day
Happy …

Westlife: Flying without Wings

October 27, 2011 – 1:38 am | No Comment
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Flying without Wings by Westlife
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Everybody’s looking for that something
One thing that makes it all complete
You find it in the strangest places
Places you never knew it could be
Some find it in the face of their …

Michael Jackson: I Just Can’t Stop Loving You

October 19, 2011 – 11:27 am | No Comment
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Michael gave so much of himself…I truly believe he was a genius who truly loved unconditionally.
I Just Can’t Stop Loving You (See Video at the Bottom)
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[Michael]
Each time the wind blows
I hear your voice so
I …

Richard Marx: Hold on To The Night

October 17, 2011 – 8:35 am | No Comment
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Hold on To The Night
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Just when I believed I couldn’t ever want for more.
This ever changing world pushes me through another door.
I saw you smile
And my mind could not erase the beauty of your …

Michael Learns to Rock: Blue Night

October 7, 2011 – 7:18 pm | No Comment
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This is really cool….

John Lennon: Imagine

August 31, 2011 – 3:58 pm | No Comment
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Imagine
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Imagine there’s no heaven, it’s easy if you try
No people below us, above it’s only sky
Imagine all the people
Living for today
Imagine there’s no countries, it isn’t hard to do
No need to kill or die …

Yvad – Favored Singer of Mine

July 14, 2011 – 10:34 pm | No Comment
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Yvad is probably one of the most influential musicians in my life.  I find his music uplifting, spiritual, positive and very pragmatic (real). I have been listening to this …

Music: Faye Wong – Magical

June 11, 2011 – 6:47 am | No Comment
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Life is beautiful:  I ran across Faye Wong (王菲) when a friend of mine loan me his hard drive to copy a bunch of music.  I saw 3 songs with Chinese characters next to them.  I …

Michael McDonald – All is Fair in Love

June 3, 2011 – 8:15 pm | No Comment
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Michael McDonald is one of my favorite singers of all times. He is definitely among the many greats. This song in particular address the idea of love in a very strange and special way. The …

Fleetwood Mac: Wish You Were Here

December 29, 2010 – 4:44 am | No Comment

I remember being 15 or 16 and just singing this song over and over again. I guess I have always being a romantic. The words are just so powerful and carries such meaning.

Right Here Waiting for You: Richard Marx

July 18, 2010 – 3:54 pm | No Comment
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Oceans apart day after day
And I slowly go insane
I hear your voice on the line
But it doesn’t stop the pain
If I see you next to never
How can …

The World's Greatest!

February 1, 2004 – 5:39 am | No Comment
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Very few artists have the gift of putting to words and sounds, the emotions of the soul as does R Kelly – he really stands atop the word in my book at least – …

The World Needs Love…I Mean it!

January 16, 2004 – 7:47 am | No Comment

The World Needs Love…I Mean it!…[click to Listen]
We need love to set up free
To strenghtened us when we are weak
Cause I know love can bring us Peace
Love can make all wars to cease
The world needs …

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