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More reflections on ‘Searching For Neverland’

i made the above video, documenting my initial feelings around the creation of this docu-drama based on teacher Michael’s life.  While my feelings have not changed (i still refuse to see it), after i made the video i began to … Continue reading

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Rest Well, Rainbow Child: On Prince Rogers Nelson

(So many of our great Master Teachers are leaving this plane in recent years. This year in particular has been hard. I had begun writing this piece pretty soon after Prince’s transition, and as I was in the midst of … Continue reading

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michael, peace will come, no matter what: a reflection (no. 9)

the thing about ‘blogging’ for me is that something has to present itself where there is an intense need to ‘blog’ about it.  a lot has been on my mind lately, and it’s not always easy to envision it in … Continue reading

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michael, peace will come, no matter what: a reflection (no. 8)

“so goodbye, please don’t cry…” and cry is what i’ve been doing for the past few days.  i continue to think about all the people who brought joy to so many, and how their voices were silenced.  there’s so much … Continue reading

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michael, peace will come, no matter what: a reflection (no. 7)

it’s hard for me to even say these two words right now…  whitney houston. she has transcended. i have to say, this hurt me almost as much as learning about the news of your transcendence.  what hurt me more than … Continue reading

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michael, peace will come, no matter what: a reflection (no. 3)

there’s nothing like the calming reflection of jazz music in the evening as i am writing to you…  you know, i try to defend your works as being not only in the realm of pop, but also in jazz; and … Continue reading

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michael, peace will come, no matter what: a reflection (no. 1)

i get it.  i finally get it.  i…  FINALLY.  GET.  IT. i’ve never even SEEN peter pan. but i get it. it began the day i met beth, and i mentioned my love and respect for you.  beth tried to … Continue reading

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