…on the (not so) delicate dance of hope

Dance routine… That pairing of words has never, ever, made sense to me.  Because, as a noun, routine is simply a sequence of actions or a fixed program and when used as a descriptor it’s something performed as part of a regular procedure rather than for a special reason.  Fixed.  Regular.  No special reason.  Those…

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…acknowledging the judge

It’s a simple photo.  A single microphone on a stage brought to life by the spotlight.  There are no humans in the shot but the image, taken at a music festival this past weekend, brought me to tears.  It is quite dramatic… and I am not a musician, but I felt moved by the power…

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… on smellers, fellers and other games of blame

Be like my dog, Shiner, and own what stinks. But… if you must blame someone, #blamebill.  I tip my hat to him for being willing to make change.  

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