In Memory – Geoff Nicholls

Geoff Nicholls was known mainly as the longtime keyboardist for Black Sabbath. Onstage, backstage or off to the side stage, his textural playing remains an important historical part of heavy metal’s most influential band. Nicholls’ performances were initially noteworthy for enhancing Sabbath’s revitalized return in 1980 when the first of the Ronnie James Dio Era records were […]

Digital Book Marking

My review of my personal writing resources is continuing. Having valuable print references has proven useful in my work. I’ve recently written about some of those resources which can be read here. As part of the ongoing review, I spent some time looking through my digital book marks. There were websites and resources that I had […]

Book Marking

There are just too many great images of book marks out there on Pinterest Boards. I could not even narrow down one to use here. Seriously, it was several minutes of entertaining viewing. Google “bookmarks” and go to images. Some really fun stuff. Over the years I have gathered a significant amount of online and […]

Good Riddance Ringling Bros.

Sam Simon was one of the greatest friends that the animal world ever had. The Simpsons co-creator and longtime veteran of television writing rooms was a philanthropist and passionate activist who contributed millions to many causes. Most of those causes revolved around saving the lives of animals. In the months leading up to his passing, […]

Holiday Writing

In between the meals, and in between the pints. I’ve found some time to write something just so I can write. I’m behind a closed door, in a room somewhere in Northern Ontario where I have written a few things before. A room where I have slept many good hours, and lied awake during a […]

Forgiveness Is Not a Requirement

Forgiving and Forgetting Religion has long been at the forefront of preaching the concept of broad-stroked forgiveness. Some of my youth was begrudgingly spent listening to sermons in church about the importance and “necessity” of forgiving. “We must forgive.” No matter who has wronged us and what they have done. Christianity constantly talks about how […]