Sweet Freedom

Sweet Freedom  – Michael MdDonald (1986) From the Album Running Scared 9,926,542 views (YouTube 8/31/19) Posted by Bocageek Published on Aug 7, 2009   We all have milestones of memory and revisit them at certain times in our life. I don’t know about you, but most of my memory milestones are tied to music and a […]

90 Day Fiancé

Omar (from Syria) and Avery (from Columbus,Ohio) / What Could Possibly Go Wrong? We have been avid watchers of the television series 90 Day Fiancé from its beginning. The hit series is now in its seventh season. We were watching when the original people were on the show. Now, the time of the first wave of […]

Hello Dolly!

The Ansmm / Andoer Dolly (See amazing dolly shots with it at around 5 1/2 minutes into above video) John Fraim One of the realities of the modern world is that billions carry a sophisticated video camera with them everywhere. The camera is not just a camera but many things. Perhaps as many things as […]

Rose Creek

Rose Creek (Photo by John Fraim) There has been construction all summer in the park that Rose Creek runs through. Signs have diverted traffic through detours around all of the construction. Large bulldozers and dump trucks have been working for months carving out a new park in the woods. Soon the park will be open […]

A Month in 1969

Easy Rider / Released July 14, 1969 Sometimes the march of history momentarily stops it’s logical, methodical plodding into the future, history’s combat troops plodding through thick mud. Sometimes it exhibits the symbolism of attraction rather than repulsion. Four events attracted to one month in 1969 offer an example of this. * * * The […]

Outside My Room

  The legendary song written by Brian Wilson and Gary Usher for the Beach Boys. Released on their 1963 album Surfer Girl, it was also released as the B-side of the “Be True to Your School” single. The single peaked at number 23 in the U.S. (the A-side peaked at number 6, for a two-sided top-40) […]

Jacob Collier

“I’ve been waiting for a young one like him for a long time man, he’s an absolute genius. I’ve never heard anybody like that before. His talent is just frightening.” Quincy Jones In our era permeated by hip-hop and branded music, it is good to know that there are still some true creative forces out there. The 22-year-old […]