Icarus Complex (The Daedalus Myth)

Don’t fly too high or too low . . . The last few posts, I found some truth amongst the horror we have experienced the past four years. I realize that this truly is all a game – a ruse – one that has cost the US – but one that won’t ruin us. I’ve never been a protester – or even a punk…

Malaise

  Today felt like the world was ending. The sky was a menacing dark orange all day   Its dark in the corners Its dark outside      

Old Ghost

Shadows of Your Past History repeats They always say Time in a bottle Another cliche The ticking of the clock The tocking of the tick The past is such a jumble Like a cosmic trip Memories come back Throw you off your track When you reminisce Your mind starts playing tricks Chorus It creeps up fast You’re the unwilling Host Shadows of your past…

Cathedral of Ghosts

Shortwave Radio I participated in an online Zoom “Happy Hour” of everyone who graduated Lock Haven University in Pennsylvania in the 80’s. It was great – I actually knew several people in the chat, and we shared some fun memories. What I have realized since then is that we were all “Radio Kids” – our generation was informed by both AM and FM radio…

Pedaling Backwards

“WHAT, WHO, WHEE” – actual AM Radio Call Signs – when Radio was “The Town Crier” . . . Video might have Killed The Radio Star, but The Internet Killed Community. Back in the 20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and the first part of the 70’s, Radio was an integral part of the Community. It was the “Chronicler” of Community, the New Town Crier…

Switching Yard . . .

The Artiste Behind This Here Blog Welcome to this new blog. It is a branch off another blog that I write – which is mostly about Ham Radio and is more scientific. About a year ago, I walked into a great music store in Petaluma, California called Tall Toad Music and saw this guitar: Gretsch Streamliner I couldn’t believe that it was of such…