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One Summer Ago

Came across this photo, taken with a phone camera, and I can’t be still by just staring at it. Why do we love the sun, sands and sea salt atmosphere? Summer sweethearts.

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Song of 23 October 2014

“Soul Shine” The Allman Brothers Band. Took notice of this particular song which was written by guitarist Warren Haynes who shared vocals with Gregg Allman. That southern thing, loving it personally because it is gripping but just easy and meaningful … Continue reading

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Letter to Sonja

January 14, 2014 Dear Sonja, First of all, I want to let you know that I am smiling at this very moment because as I start to scribble this pen (yeah I need to write you a letter – I … Continue reading

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I loved it when you do sweet calls when you want to find me in the neighborhood . Thank you for your love.

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Top albums (?)

Originally posted on Bob Dylan Wrote Propaganda Songs:
A few days ago I posted the first 20 in my Top 40 Albums of 2012 (check it out here).  The first half of the list is always easier to compile than…

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“All Things Must Pass” – – but you will always stay..

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The joy of being Hannah.

This is my girl, she spent summer in my hometown last year. I capture this photo of  her playing, exploring and was so happy doing things that she doesn’t normally do when we are back home in the metro. I … Continue reading

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