Influential X

Concluding the series recalling the top ten life and literary influencing albums in my collection (in no particular order), I hope you’ve enjoyed this journey with me. More than that, I hope maybe you’ve looked up some of the albums and artists I’ve included in my list, streamed some of the tunes … and maybe…

I Was A Fifty-One Year Old Flip-Flop Virgin

Miracles do happen. On occasion, an old dog can be taught a new trick. I'm living proof. Or, better ... my feet are living proof. Here's something very few of you know about me. Startling writer confession, are you ready? Intimate and personal. Here you go-- I was a fifty-one-year old flip-flip virgin.  It's true.…

Wisdom to Live By …

“I believe that appreciation is a holy thing, that when we look for what’s best in the person we happen to be with at the moment, we’re doing what God does; so in appreciating our neighbor, we’re participating in something truly sacred.” - -Mr. Rogers

Influential IX

Continuing a series recalling the ten most life and literary influencing albums in my collection--in no particular order. Although I've gotten to this album at Roman numeral IX ... were they prioritized, this album would rightfully be number ONE. I'd further assert, THIS ALBUM should be numero uno on everyone's list. You there! Get to…