Music Monday – Shapeshifting Music

Pink Floyd album cover – The Piper at the Gates of Dawn – Photographed by Vic Singh

This week’s music inspired by author Gary Lippman and the soundtrack for his book Set the Controls for the Heart for Sharon Tate.

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Music Monday – Jeff Tweedy

In the meantime, a little Jeff Tweed to color your week. The music is a  sweet kind of folk/country/new americana that might make you pause for a few minutes.

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Deja Vu outta Control

Set the Controls for the Heart of Sharon Tate is a haunting mind trip through the carnival ride of obsession, fame, and objectification. A fanboy’s lifelong fixation on his one true love, Sharon Tate, brings him face-to-face with the horror and madness that drives a person to murder. Hilarious, twisted, terrifying, and tragic – Gary Lippman shatters cultural compulsion with celebrity by flipping the polarity of innocent infatuation to full-blown alienation and dehumanization. What a freak show!

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Personality Isn’t Permanent (Book Review)

I have been reading Benjamin Hardy’s book, Personality Isn’t Permanent, and savoring the idea of basing my identity on my future self rather than on my past self. Dr. Hardy’s way of articulating this concept feels natural and easy – and is backed by psychological research. I have found myself going over the ideas in […]

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The Myth of Security and the Myth of Freedom

Following your creative dream is why you are here! I came across this video of Dr. Ken Atchity and I thought, “I love this guy! I love the way he thinks! He is pragmatic and creative and a wonderful storyteller. He sounds like a Capricorn.” Just watch and learn . . . Happy Birthday, Kenneth […]

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Communicate . . . Any Way You Can

We all have our own stories to tell – what are yours? (5th Chakra) “I do not know the truth, or I do not know how to tell the truth. All I have are stories, night thoughts, the sudden convictions that uncertainty spawns.” – Anne Enright, The Gathering “You are song, a wished-for song.”- Rumi “Puritanism […]

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Live Long and Prosper

For a girl born into a mormon household in the 70s – Star Trek helped make Science interesting and normal – nothing “illogical” about it.

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