My Escapade to San Francisco Almost Made Me Miss Janet (Much)

The months of September and October 2019 have been extremely hectic, but very productive.  This is why I have not been able to publish another blog entry until now.  I am happy to be writing this particular entry because it provides me the opportunity to do two things:  1) Gush about San Francisco, and 2)…

State of the Rhythm Nation 30 Years Later

“Rhythm Nation 1814” was released when the world was in a political state of revolution and evolution. This article examines the legacy and personal impact of Janet Jackson’s remarkable fourth studio album.

Dancing in Seattle in the Summer Rain (Factoid #7)

SEATTLE FACTOID #7 So far, in July 2019, Seattle has had a relatively healthy amount of rainfall interspersing the warm sunshine, much to the consternation of so many residents — I won’t go so far as to say “natives” (because natives know and remember what summers are like in Seattle) — who are complaining that…

“Bittersweet Memories. . .”

I would just like to take a moment to honor and remember one of my favorite singers of all-time, Whitney Houston, who mysteriously passed away on February 11th.  I was at home, typing an email to a friend, and suddenly felt hungry.  On my iTunes, “The Greatest Love of All” had just concluded.  I stood…