feel good friday

It’s been a long time since I’ve been able to listen to Macy Gray. Up until very recently her music reminded me of an extremely painful time I went through a few years ago, an incident that manifested PTSD. So I look at my posting of her new video as a small victory. And I…

feel good friday

For those of you who want a little taste of why India is in my heart. This video has a nice “first time in India” feel to it and the Three Dog Night song is perfect for it. Video was shot in north India where I have not been — yet. One day….. you’ll see…

feel good friday

You can read a larger version here. And thanks to the Y Dawg for posting it so I can liberate it! hey, you can’t make this stuff up! happy friday, y’all…enjoy….. peace

musical monday

My regular readers may have noticed that I haven’t written much lately about yoga, Buddhism, Tibet, or social action, the subjects that are near and dear to my heart. For whatever reason as 2007 draws to a close, I find myself pre-occupied with other things: my impending trip to India, a medical procedure I will…

feel good friday

One of my all time favorite bands, The Band, with one of my all time favorite singers, Mr. Blue Eyed Soul himself, Van Morrison, in one of my all time favorite movies, The Last Waltz. And Robbie Robertson ain’t too shabby either….. I have The Last Waltz DVD and I never get tired of watching…

feel good friday

It’s good to feel the rage dissipate…and the healing begin…. so I give you blues great John Lee Hooker and the always fabulous Carlos Santana. give a listen. my Buddhist teacher told me rage is a good thing because you have to face it, accept it, kick through it, and let it go. it’s all…

feel good friday

Here’s another Feel Good Friday video for you, Janis Joplin singing Big Mama Thornton’s classic “Ball and Chain” from Woodstock, 1969, the year before she died. I came thisclose to seeing her in concert two months before she died but my friend Daiva and I couldn’t get a ride to the venue. I was a…