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December 13, 2017 – 12:52 pm | No Comment

This Week 5’s (12.11 – 12.18) Affirmation: Rest: I will get 6-hours of Sleep each Night!
 
Date – 12.13.17
B-Book 40: Thoughts Without a Thinker by Mark Epstein
The key message in this book:  Both Buddhism and psychoanalysis can …

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The Weeknd – Wicked Games (Explicit)

December 10, 2016 – 11:31 pm | No Comment
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This has been out for a while, but I really like this dude early approach to music.  He has changed it up a bit – you could say that he is evolving; still like this …

The Weeknd: Earned it

March 18, 2016 – 9:02 pm | No Comment
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While very sexy, this video pulls back from the brink of going overboard.  The Weeknd nails it with awesome vocal over a well produced video that leave quite a bit to the imagination.

Survey Reveals Beliefs, Behaviors on Alzheimer’s

February 26, 2016 – 10:36 pm | No Comment

People recognize the seriousness of Alzheimer’s disease, but they aren’t taking steps to learn about their personal chances of getting the disease or to prepare for it financially, according to a new survey.
The WebMD and …

Hitler Deferred to Regular Decision!

January 22, 2016 – 3:27 pm | No Comment
Hitler Deferred to Regular Decision!

Delayed Post:
Got a really good laugh at this the evening when the Early Decisions came out for Cornell. We could only properly laugh because Mark got accepted, but it is funny nonetheless; I probably would …

“We Gotta Pray” Alicia Keys

December 5, 2014 – 7:01 pm | No Comment
"We Gotta Pray" Alicia Keys

Alicia does it again – an extraordinarily gifted poet and an important voice and spirit.
Personally, I think the song should be “We are Extraordinary People”.   Really love it!

Stephen Fry Somehow Makes Sense Of Racism

November 28, 2014 – 2:55 pm | No Comment
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It takes a clear head to drill into the bedrock of history, especially when that history contains some pretty atrocious acts. Lucky for us, Stephen Fry is up to the task.
Racism makes no damn sense …

Police Brutality Destroys “Humanity”

November 26, 2014 – 7:37 pm | No Comment
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Came across David Miller on FORATV discussing the predicament of young black males in our country.  This absolute is right up my tree.  Not only am I a statistic, like David I am raising a …

Janine: Hold Me

October 4, 2014 – 11:09 am | No Comment
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As a lover of beautiful things I can’t resist such sounds.  The purity and sincerity of Janine’s voice comes through awesome clear.  Simply beautiful…simply beautiful.

Say Something

August 13, 2014 – 1:30 am | No Comment
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Just recently went to the movies to watch “Into the Storm” and saw the trailer for “If I stay”.  This song by A Great Big World and one most favorite female artist next to Whitney …

Adam Tas feat. Monika- Miles Away

July 19, 2014 – 11:35 am | No Comment
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Came across this song while perusing an email about web development and got hook.  I really like the melody, smoothest and beat, not to mention the softness of the chick’s voice.

Daniel Goldstein: The battle between your present and future self

December 21, 2013 – 4:45 pm | No Comment

Got this from one of my subscription – The Wealth Pilgrim. I found it to be so timely, coming now to the end of 2013.  It has caused me to reflect quite a bit on …

Sam Harris: Death and the Present Moment

December 21, 2013 – 4:10 pm | No Comment
Sam Harris: Death and the Present Moment

Another of Sam illuminating talks.  It doesn’t really matter to me what one’s concept of the God or the Afterlife is…it really only matter that to live in and experience the present; it would also …

Sam Harris: It is Always Now

December 21, 2013 – 3:42 pm | No Comment
Sam Harris: It is Always Now

I am an avid reader of all things Sam Harris and Richard Dawkins.  I totally enjoy their frank and clear point of view regarding religion, philosophy and meaning of life.  Here Sam gives a pretty …

President Obama in Newtown, Connecticut

December 18, 2012 – 6:25 am | No Comment
President Obama in Newtown, Connecticut

Our hearts broke on Friday as we learned of the tragic and senseless deaths of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
Last night, President Obama addressed the families of …

The Road We have Traveled

March 16, 2012 – 11:19 pm | No Comment
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My Comments:
I consider myself pretty apolitical.  While fiscally conservative, I believe all things social should be left up to the individual, unless it infringes others enjoyment of their rights.  I thinks this video was well …

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
Shelea - Voice of Whitney

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 …

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 …

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 …

Timbaland: Indian Flute

September 18, 2011 – 8:31 pm | No Comment
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Awesome Video – Great for working out to…
O come here shorty. i like you.
What? you like me 2?
I dont understand a word your sayin but let me talk 2 u.
I got my eyez on u …

Blair Perkins: The Unthinkable

August 7, 2011 – 5:37 pm | No Comment
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(This song is originally done by Alicia Keys.  I love how she sings it, but Blair’s version kills as well.)
Unthinkable lyrics
Moment of honesty
Someones gotta take the lead tonight
Whose it gonna be?
I’m gonna …

Maxwell: A Woman's Work

March 31, 2011 – 4:11 pm | No Comment
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Maxwell: Pretty Wings

March 31, 2011 – 4:10 pm | No Comment
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A+ on my list of a dude who gets it done.  Next to Andy and Barry Gibbs this dudes pipes gets the girlies fo sure

Musiq: Love

December 14, 2010 – 4:02 pm | No Comment
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Musiq: Don't Change

December 13, 2010 – 3:57 pm | No Comment
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