Death, Music, And Life’s Natural Rhythms

funeral procession painting

We dance because we want to let go, to escape, and express ourselves as we heed the alluring call of music: its rhythm and its beauty. There is a mysterious connection between the attraction to music and death. Like the rhythm of music, death is part of the natural rhythms. In yoga, we are taught […]

Why I Won’t Be Watching the Olympics in Brazil

The first U.S. gold medal in this Summer Olympics in Brazil was earned by shooting guns. I could go on a rant about the irony of this. I could write about all of the guns that were used to clear favelas in Rio before the World Cup and Olympics to make it “safe” for wealthier […]

Goodreads Giveaway

Death an exploration book

I would like to let everyone know that my book Death: An Exploration is currently available for a Goodreads Giveaway. I will be giving away 10 FREE copies. Sign up as soon as you can because the giveaway ends on 8/2. To participate, simply click the link below: Win a FREE Book at Goodreads!  

Celebrity Death And Understanding Mortality

Celebrity Death

Death has always been part of life. In this world of duality: hot and cold, good and evil, young and old; death is inextricably linked to life. Now that I have entered my mid-thirties I have experience death on many levels, the death of pets, friends, and relatives. I have also experienced death in a […]

A Review Of The Savage Detectives

The Savage Detectives

The Savage Detectives is an unconventional romp through the life of an uncompromising artist. Roberto Bolano extracts every delicious dribble of substance from the lives of his characters. He uses a variety of story telling techniques to craft a novel that is anything but ordinary. One sees the dusty streets of Mexico City and knows […]