It is said that our human brain is the most complex structure in the universe. Its full range of capabilities perhaps never to be known. Including some may claim, yet untapped capabilities, one’s that push the boundaries of human expectations far and beyond. A brain with hidden abilities, that can on occasion endow strange powers on the few who encounter them. This is my story of one such encounter. Continue reading “The Tale of The Holy Man Who Wouldn’t Shut Up”
Our lives may be unique, in experience and environment, but one thing we all have in common are Life-scars. We all carry personal scars, emotional wounds from life’s up and down roller-coaster ride. For many of us, these scars still fester, having never completely healed. And perhaps, never will? Because emotional scars are sometimes well hidden — even to the ones that bear them. Continue reading “Emotional Scars: The Price of being Human”
We’re all users of feel-good stimuli. Whether it be the more obvious choice of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana or drugs — or the less thought about feel-good kick we get from sugar, chocolate or caffeine. Either way, when we indulge, our brain rewards us with a dose of feel-good chemicals that keeps us coming back for more.
Many suffer from addiction, but we’re all addicts when it comes to our pleasure reward system. Just pleasure-seeking junkies — Constantly in pursuit of our next feel-good High! Continue reading “Our Inherent Addiction To Pleasure”
In order to perform in drinking establishments, my new and under-aged lead guitar player needed and carried legal exemption documents to allow him in taverns and bars. Part of the agreement was also having a legal guarding with him at all times. So his father would always be there whenever he was. In essence, we inherited dad as well as boy wonder. This led to some interesting and even comical situations down the road. But as I was soon to discover, it wasn’t all fun and games! Continue reading “Boy Wonder: Tales of a Road Band”
As the Earth nears completing full orbit around the sun, we can soon bid farewell, to the year 2020. And a heartfelt good riddance to it too! 2020 has been a very dark and stressful year. A year of great suffering. An endless black tunnel of despair and tragedy. Yet now, in its final days, a white light shines dimly in the distance. A light of Hope! Hope for better days to come. Hope that the madness is finally coming to and end. Continue reading “A New Year! And Light At The End Of The Tunnel”