Reflections on 2013 – Maiden Voyage of Liner Notes Lounge

It has been a privilege and a blessing to launch Liner Notes Lounge this year and share with you my love for music. After simply writing music-related posts for a few years, and with the help and support of fellow “musicologists,” I stepped into the world of podcasting. I’m still at the shallow end of…

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What Time is It?

My children have known how to tell time for a few years now, but it seems that lately, if there is no clock in their immediate view, they constantly ask, “What time is it?”  They do it all…the…time… I asked them why they want to know and their answer is, “Because we like knowing what…

2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,700 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it would take about 45 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the…

The Art of Understanding Personalities

One of the many lessons I have learned over the years is that trying to understand the heart of individuals aids greatly in learning how to deal with them. If you get where they come from, you know where they’re going. Here’s an example: Perhaps someone you know socially is very bossy – I mean always…

The Listening Suite – The Beats Edition

Welcome to The Beat Edition of The Listening Suite. Click below to hear the podcast: The Listening Suite – The Beats Edition by Calandra Branch on Mixcloud Here’s tonight’s playlist: Moan of Moon – DJ Racy A.J. Wandering Star – Portishead Chant of a Poor Man – Leftfield You Can’t Hide From Your Bud – DJ Sneak Sliding…