Christian Music is Boring

NO! I CALM DOWN TO BLACK SABBATH! Hymnals. The dreary dreadful sound of a church organ. There was never a moment in my Christian church-going life that I ever thought any of that music was enjoyable, entertaining or uplifting. Christian music, and indeed religious music in general, has always been self-indulgent and boring. Sunday school […]

Is Diet Coke Vegan?

In researching some common food and beverage companies and whether their products are free of animal-based ingredients, I noticed there was minimal information from the “big two” of global beverage conglomerates. While I am NOT endorsing soda pop consumption as part of a regular balanced diet, or an irregular uneven diet, the detailed response I […]

Childhood Chores

Piano Lessons. Dance Lessons. Boy Scouts. Girl Guides. Many of you ended up in stuff like this as kids. How many of you actually chose it? Were you actually interested? I’ll cover all bets that the majority of you were not interested. I’ve long been critical of this overwhelming need for parents to insert their […]

The Future of Sound

The majority of vehicles sold in North America now come with the option of satellite radio.  Vehicle purchasers can receive a free trial run of SiriusXM Radio for a limited duration.  At the end of the temporary subscription, they are offered some sort of deal courtesy of the car dealership to keep the service going.  […]

Tom Petty. American Legend.

“I used to live in a two-room apartment, Neighbours knockin on my wall, Time were hard, I don’t wanna knock it, I don’t miss it much at all.” This line is from “The Apartment Song” which appears on Tom Petty’s “Full Moon Fever”. I lived this very scenario on three different occasions. It always brings […]