Sign of the Times in Middle Earth

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Middle Earth Temporarily Bans Fellowships of More Than Five… MINAS TIRITH — The White Council of the Wise issued a decree today that all fellowships in Middle Earth shall be no larger than five companions for at least the next … Read More

Music for Strange Times (3)

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Third time’s the charm! Following on the heels of cats and trains, my friend Michael Daugherty came back with a third, classical music played with cello and toilet paper roll: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vw-cKeHwmkM&feature=youtu.be Strange times call for strange music. I feel an … Read More

Music for Strange Times (2)

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Yesterday’s cat/cow/sheep masterwork led me to this, Pachelbel’s Canon, performed by train horns: https://youtu.be/cD3QlR98–A Come back tomorrow for yet more strange music!  

Music for Strange Times (1)

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My friend from wayyy back, Michael Daugherty, put me on to this. Cats, cows, and sheep perform Erik Satie’s Gymnopédies, which I think I first encountered with Blood, Sweat, and Tears, back in the ‘60s. Give it a listen. But … Read More

Story Collections for Free!

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Some of my writer friends were talking about people’s reading habits during the current situation, and the theory was floated that in times like these, people like comfort reading: light, escapist, familiar. A lightbulb went off in my head. I … Read More

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