Thursday Music Moment

Today’s song always makes me cry. I have sustained a longtime love for Loreena McKennitt. I discovered her in high school, back when I was an aspiring singer/musician, and since I have kept her close to my heart. She inspired me to learn to play celtic harp. So, the following song is a longtime favorite … [Read more…]

Thursday Music Moment

I LOVE the dance mix of this song, but the below version is not only inspiring, it shows off Gaga’s killer voice. She’s an absolute talent.¬†And she’s loved by my main character, Brent. (And me) [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_GMgkcc2KM] Or the original (get excited… after the stupid commercial): [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeWBS0JBNzQ]

Hades is Rolling in his Grave… err, Underworld

“Just 12 years after the arrival of the 6 billionth individual on the planet in 1999, humanity will greet the 7 billionth arrival this month. The world population continues its rapid ascent, with roughly 75 million more births than deaths each year. The consequences of a world crowded with 7 billion people are enormous. And … [Read more…]

Halloween-y Post: Do Something That Scares You

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHQ9pWEG9dE&feature=related] (The video gets exciting around the 58 second mark. Hold onto your panties! Oh, and that’s not me. I doubt I’ll ever have the guts to climb such a route. And ignore the awful music.) I have been climbing for a few years now. Every¬†moment I step up to the gray expanse of cold … [Read more…]