February 26, 2019
When did words stop having meaning? For example, a prison Life Sentence isn’t really a Life Sentence in many cases. In some countries, a Life Sentence is only twenty-five years. So, if you optimize the average lifespan at seventy-five years then an actual Life Sentence of twenty-five years is only a third of a life.
February 13, 2019
In our interactions with each other, we often fail to look deep into each other’s eyes. I sometimes think we are afraid of what we’d see if we did, but maybe we are more afraid of what we might reveal.
February 6, 2019
Pirates, Prophets, and Poets - appears on “Black Sheep Sun”. The song is autobiographical, coming from a place of deep introspection.
January 30, 2019
Tom Petty has a cameo in the Kevin Costner Movie “The Postman”. In a post-apocalyptic America, the postman runs into Petty as himself, as the mayor of a fortress village. The postman says to Petty, “hey I know you? you’re famous? To which Petty replies, “I was once …. sort of.” His response has always made me smile. Even with 80 million records sold, Tom Petty always had an unassuming persona, a laid-back humility, which I always liked.