Contemplative Cloudlifting

I sit sipping a deep and dark cup of java staring out the large window of my hotel room at the clouds casting a welcome gray pall over the landscape. It’s perfect weather for a 3-hour drive south to Lakeside in San Diego County where I’m about to reconnect with 2 of my high school

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America Tumbles While Nero Fiddles

This short post of several days past wraps it up in a blanket that doesn’t quite cover the entire body on a cold night forcing you to curl into fetal position: A Crack in the Universe Where the Pain Comes In Ah, but it’s much more than this and so much DEEPER. Beautiful citizens of

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Human Consciousness – Waking Life

I find myself this morning in a hypertensive pondering about my wonderful friends, colleagues, and peers who have become enamored with the idea of list-making. Writing a list of things to do, buy at the store, books to read, etc seem to be a worthy, time-consuming effort. But today I feel judgment of my people who are

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Conflict of Earnest

Xi Jinping will be hosted by 45 at his lavish resort. When you read an article from a newspaper outside of the US about this meeting, you find the YUGE conflict of interest throughout. China has been bending backwards to help the family brand in numerous maneuvers in hopes to curry favor with the President. THIS

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A Visit to Hyde Street Studios

Last night I experienced (once again) the feeling of earning my place in the Bay Area world of audio. It happens when I attend a sound event or take my students on a field trip to some local amazing audio space where I have a personal connection with the engineer(s) behind the console because I’ve worked

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Jugar con Niños

ESTE es lo mas cosa de importancia del mundo, de la humanidad. Children want to play and learn. They enjoy the activities that combine both and it is up to those of us who mother and father them along with their sisters and brothers,  grandmothers and grandfathers, aunts and uncles, cousins and friends. Taking time

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