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VERNON FULLER – What Will You Do? .@FretJazz

VERNON FULLER – What Will You Do? .@FretJazz

Vernon Fuller started out playing guitar and singing vocals with reggae and funk bands in London, playing upstairs at Ronnie Scott’s jazz club. Vernon has also played at Birmingham Jazz Festival with the Bean Machine.  Since moving to the Northwest in the UK, he has played regularly in several bands; Afro Blue, Twin Frets, So What […]

Across the Street from the Christmas Tree

Across the Street from the Christmas Tree

      The rain came down for days. The river flooded the entire park. All that was summer and fun, Went mucked under water with mud. We watched a mobile home float, Away with a half open blue cooler, A dumpster, canoes, coffee tins, A Big Wheel, and broken styrofoam. Yet, just days before […]

By December 22, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Holiday Romance and Magic from .@ElodieParkes NSFW 18+ Excerpts

Holiday Romance and Magic from .@ElodieParkes NSFW 18+ Excerpts

Today let’s welcome romance author Elodie Parkes to expats. Elodie is a very prolific erotic romance writer. She has two new stories available for the festive season, A FAIRY TALE ROMANCE and CANDLE MAGIC. Let’s hear more from Elodie, in her own words. Thank you for inviting me to your blog today with my new […]

An Instrument for Change

An Instrument for Change

Music moves us. It moves us to tears, to joyous exultations, and now, it moves us to act on the greatest challenge of our lifetime. A single guitar, built from a pine tree killed by bark beetles in Colorado, a tree like billions more dying in forests around the world becomes an instrument of change. […]

Until You

Until You

This had nothing to do with you. I needed a flower.  I was overcome by death. You were not on my radar. I looked elsewhere to no avail. And then there was you. And, for some strange reason, It was all about you. You are the teacher that bends, melts, and learns to become one. […]

By December 15, 2014 3 Comments Read More →
Saturday with Meacham and Darman @ParnassusBooks1 #Nashville

Saturday with Meacham and Darman @ParnassusBooks1 #Nashville

Like most things of importance, it started with a tweet. One lone tweet from Jon Meacham, or maybe it was from Jonathan Darman or Parnassus Books in Nashville. The tweet simply invited readers to the bookstore on Saturday, December 6 for a conversation with Meacham and Darman as they discussed Darman’s brilliant best selling novel, […]

From Gethsemane to Guantanamo

From Gethsemane to Guantanamo

Recently I saw an article in the newspaper, on Page A19, beneath the fold. Intrigued by the headline, I began to read, and soon my attention was totally riveted. The print article was short, but there was a link to the paper’s online edition which elaborated on the tale. The story that captured my attention […]

They Hear Nothing

They Hear Nothing

“For that fine madness still he did retain, Which rightly should possess a poet’s brain.” ~Michael Drayton~ (1563-1631) Talking Seriously “they hear nothing” They hear nothing Eyes wider shut An homage made A mysterious end Now evil enters Return to stage Know thy words Nano particles filter in Cinders sting the eyes Blinding in their […]

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