Category: Music

  • Winter is for Lovers

    Just got back from a chilly Lunch Loop ride and the coffee is brewing in the Bunker. This album has been on repeat for me since I came across it a week or so ago. It’s 15 tracks of instrumental guitar sweetness and the perfect companion to this time of year and the prevailing meteorological […]

  • Carry Wood

    My 3 cords of firewood were delivered and I set about stacking it to dry. I worked a little each day, in chunks. Partly because it was a good mental exercise break, but also because the heat was pretty serious at times. There’s been volumes written about the merits of manual labor – in case […]

  • Neil Elwood Peart, 1952-2020

    I’ve been a Rush fan since high school. Being a drummer I was attracted by that, then eventually got into Neil’s lyrics. He influenced me in so many ways. He made me realize rock musicians could be smart. He got me to read again. I wrote poetry.  Over the years I have owned all the […]

  • Art or Music?

    If you had to choose only one to have, which would it be? Could you choose? Are they not both components of the essence that is life? For some years, whenever I have a kid approaching 6th grade, this is the letter I get from school. Due to what I can only assume is a […]

  • Stairway to Heaven

    There is nothing I could add to this that would make any difference. Jimmy Page discusses the creation of Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway to Heaven’ in a sublime 8 minutes.