Mojo, Motivation, and the Magic of Music

After a short burst of accomplishing small tasks that I had put off for months, the thought that maybe I’d gotten my mojo back popped into my head.  My very next thought was – what the heck IS mojo, anyway? So, off to Google I went in search of the meaning of mojo. Google came …

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Three AM Earworms, Bubblegum Pop, and Recovery

I should be writing about important issues like the 50th anniversary year of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 on this Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.  Tributes and memorials will be posted in a host of places online and off. Instead, I’m writing about the earworm of bubblegum pop that I woke to at …

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What I learned from a Magic Dragon named Puff

The 1963 Peter, Paul and Mary song, “Puff, the Magic Dragon,” has become part of the soundtrack of my life. As a child when I heard the song I remember listening carefully so I could understand the story, as well as enjoy the music. Puff’s grief at losing his friend touched a part of me …

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