Megadeth – Rust In Peace.

The name Megadeth defines one of the biggest thrash metal acts. Dave Mustaine and Dave Ellefson stand out as master commanders of their respective instruments.  Ellefson evolved over the years into a brilliant bassist with incredible timing, solid tone and a frantic attack keeping things solidified.  Mustaine has one of the most identifiable voices in […]

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Inform, Entertain, Inspire. Chapter 2

Previously, I introduced I.E.I. Inform, Entertain and Inspire. A way to think about written works and works in progress. It occurred to me that while initially the “E” was supposed to represent entertain, the word “engage” could also apply. Writing isn’t always going to be about entertainment. It’s not entertaining for instance, to write a […]

Jackson Browne, The Great Predictor.

  Jackson Browne’s 1996 album Looking East delivered mostly messages of positive reflection. It is a journey of self-discovery and appreciation for living. (“Some Bridges” and “Alive in The World”). The fourth track of the album starts as a chorus of harmonics before Browne starts singing what has become a frighteningly accurate prediction of the present […]

Vegan Grocery Bills

“It’s too expensive to eat healthy!” – Most people. Since adopting a plant-based diet in 2017, my spouse and I have proven this wrong to every single person who has said this to us. The cost to not eating healthy can be significantly more in the long run. I’ve covered this in previous writings and […]