Thoughts

At work, I think of a thousand things that should be a part of my conversation with others. So many things come to me in music or on the news, or in everyday encounters, conversations, observations … What to do with them all??

What do you do? Let me know. Perhaps we could exchange thoughts. 🙂

And now, this:

of Music

We are in the midst of the 50th anniversary of Woodstock: “3 days of peace and music” in which 31 bands played before approximately 400,000 people over the course of four days. See http://www.woodstockstory.com/bandsperformerssetsplaylists1969.html (accessed 8/17/2019); see also 40th Anniversary Collector’s Edition (1994, Warner Bros. Pictures). This music has served as a backdrop to my writing this week, as I’ve been listening to it, and to interviews about Woodstock on WXPN-FM (88.5, University of Philadelphia). The music, and the texts of the writers who so kindly agreed to be interviewed this week, have prompted me to think about the impact that stories have on us, whatever their form. (Thank yous and a big shout-out to Melanie Lambert, author of Wonder Woman in Disguise, found here: https://www.wonderwomanindisguise.com/ and Danielle Blackwood, author of Twelve Faces of the Goddess, found here: http://www.danielleblackwood.com/).

Regrettably, I was too young to go to Woodstock …

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