Heatwave

Phantom winds sweep through baked, drought ravaged lands. The relentless furnace of the sun wounds! Shade is no refuge. No breeze flows . No evaporation cools. Dawn is the only sane time. It’s false coolness seems real enough. Walking is possible though not pleasant. The dog, wilting as it’s dragged…

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Music Spotlight Buddy Holly & The Crickets – That’ll Be The Day

Lyrics Well, that’ll be the day, when you say goodbye Yes, that’ll be the day, when you make me cry You say you’re gonna leave, you know it’s a lie ‘Cause that’ll be the day when I die Well, you give me all your loving and your turtle doving All…

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Music Spotlight Celine Dion

Every night in my dreams I see you, I feel you That is how I know you go on Far across the distance And spaces between us You have come to show you go on Near, far, wherever you are I believe that the heart does go on Once more…

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Majestic Live Oak Tree in Conway, SC

Spanish Moss

Nothing is quite as indicative of the US Southern landscape as the sight of Spanish moss draped trees, especially the majestic live oaks. Even a relatively young tree can take on the look of antiquity when softened by lovely gray-green moss hanging from each branch. Spanish moss is not actually…

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Polar Bear Portrait pastel art by MM Anderson

The Vital Importance of Environmental Stewardship

It would not come as a surprise to anyone who has viewed my artwork that I have an affinity for subjects from the natural world. I love to portray both plants and animals in my drawings and pastel work. As a believer in God, I also believe that we humans…

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Message History and Performance

Message With History And Performance

In this article I look at how a message with history combined with a powerful musical performance really packs a punch. This is the fourth in a short series of articles on aspects of music. Message With History And Performance My previous articles in this series have built up a…

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I Want To Be Found But Do Not Want To Do Anything To Help

Oh!  Do not get me started on people contacting me with questions about marketing and then, when I answer them, they say, ‘Oh!  I did not realise it was such hard work’ It is not hard work.  Actually most of it is moderately easy.  It is, however, time consuming. (perhaps…

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