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“Atmospheric; Short story”


Three months ago Jill and I decided to take a break with a tropical island weekend getaway. On our last evening, I dressed adorned in my best island attire with a collared asher blue shirt, with dark blue buttons, a pair of tan Bermuda shorts, and brown leather open-toed sandals. Jill was dressed in a multi-colored floral sundress with white sandals and a white orchid … Continue reading “Atmospheric; Short story”

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“Music’s dubious riffs.”


During our annual concert, my high school’s jazz ensemble was playing before a packhouse of parents, students political dignitaries. We played several pieces that excited the whole audience who stood to applaud our performances. Our final piece was always my favorite as the first chair trumpet began their solo riff followed by the dueling solo by the first chair Alto Saxophonist answering back. The music … Continue reading “Music’s dubious riffs.”

“B+ Weekend”


Write about what you did last weekend as though you’re a music critic reviewing a new album. This past weekend reading, writing, and the NFL playoffs were united with music across several genres. Beginning the day reading a couple of Kindle novel’s by Zora Neal Hurston’s, Tell My Horse and Tom Reiss, The Black Count while classical music played softly in the background highlighted by … Continue reading “B+ Weekend”

“Playlist of the week”


In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Playlist of the Week.” Tell us how your week went by putting together a playlist of five songs that represent it. I love this prompt idea, as I have a diverse and eclectic group of music I listen to as I write and read throughout the day. My music varies, however, my music begins in the morning when … Continue reading “Playlist of the week”