Africa Optimism Recalled

Africa Optimism Recalled…

Having never been one of those ‘back to Africa’ types, I’m not really sure why these two songs have been playing in my head for the last few days. Maybe I heard one of them in a commercial, or perhaps one was playing behind something I saw on the news. Either way, they are a reflection of a time when many of us hoped Africa had a brighter future than the one that actually came to pass…

Dug the Dog - from Up

On Chasing The Squirrels Of Language…

I’ve been trying to imagine the steps I might take to make something similar ever since I saw the incredible image below over on the Twisted Sifter blog. Unfortunately, it has since become painfully clear that creating something like that requires far greater focus than my mere fascination with language and obsessive/compulsive tendencies give me…

Johnny Cash - You Can Have It All (thumb)

Elephant’s Memory…

I bookmarked this video a long time age. I’m very thankful that a rerun of the Criminal MindsElephant’s Memory episode reminded me of it. I can think of no better ‘reflection’ for the mood I’ve been in lately…