Inspiration

I once read an article about the Beatles- an interview with Paul McCartney. He said that at first when they were starting out, their songwriting wasn’t very good. But because they loved it, they stayed with it. After awhile they became quite good at songwriting! (Ya think?) When the Beatles were at their height of popularity, […]

Mr. Rogers didn’t have Time to Watch T.V.

Years ago I came upon a show where Mr. Roger, of Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood, was being pranked. It was one of those hidden camera pranks they sometimes do on celebrities. Apparently Mr. Rogers had reserved a hotel room during some travels. So the show’s crews trashed the hotel room and put a hidden camera there […]

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The Huuna Bean

I tucked my little girl in to bed And this is what my little girl said, “My teacher said I am a bean! She did!” “What kind of bean,” I asked, then said, “A kidney, a Lima, a navy or red? A lentil, a French, or Great Northern instead?” “None of those!” my little girl […]

Difference Between an Artist and a Poet…

My daughter said, ‘I wish I could see the world the way an poet sees it,’ “But YOU are an Artist. It’s kind of the same.” I answered. She said, “No, it is quite different.” A few days later I asked her to explain, and this is how she explained it~ “I guess maybe as an artist […]