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The Real Outlaw: Tales of a Road Band:

Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Hank Williams Jr, Kris Kristofferson, David Allan Coe, and Merle Haggard are some of the most recognizable of the genre called “Outlaw Country.” This was the music that we played and the image we wanted to project to our audience. And so, when it came time for a new Lead Guitar player — Image would play a big role in our choice. Continue reading “The Real Outlaw: Tales of a Road Band:”

Propaganda: And The Truth be Damned

Once upon time and not so long ago, in the days well before the rise of social media, the truth was the endgame of journalism. Getting your facts right, checking and rechecking sources until absolutely sure was the norm and not the exception. Back then, the truth mattered! Integrity was the name of the game. — Back Then! Continue reading “Propaganda: And The Truth be Damned”

Nightmares: The Awakening

The Nightmares are getting worse! The last two, recurring at the scene of a long-ago childhood haunted house (or so the legend would tell it) scared the living hell right out of me. So now I’m afraid to sleep. Terrified that the next nightmare will have me face to face with the dead owner of that evil place. Afraid to step foot upon his haunted grounds and rouse him from his slumber. Terrified at the consequences of his — Evil Awakening! Continue reading “Nightmares: The Awakening”

A Sucker Born Every Minute

2020 has become the year of the Sucker! It’s the year social media opened up our eyes to how utterly persuadable we can be. The line between fact and fiction so easily blurred, through propaganda, opinions and misinformation. Being duped on social media is one thing, but when it happens to you in the real world face to face… Somehow it becomes more personal. Nobody likes to be played for a fool. But it does happen! And happens all the time! In fact, one might go as far to say — There’s a Sucker born every minute! Continue reading “A Sucker Born Every Minute”

Scared To Death Of Dying

In life they say, nothing is certain but death and taxes. Well, Death for sure! Fact is, we all will one day face death and die. Some 100 Billion of us already have! And someday, as terrifying as it might sound, you will too! This inevitable prospect of dying is terrifying to a great many of us. In fact, though we seldom speak of it, most of us — are Scared to Death of Dying! Continue reading “Scared To Death Of Dying”