Ekoostik Hookah

Ekoostik Hookah at Dick’s Den (Columbus, Ohio) on 7/25/21. A special birthday party for 81 year-old jazz drummer Wally Mitchell. Thanks to my daughter Cassie for telling me about the event. Cassie working the controls of the Zoom H6 recorder on this one. See the band’s website.

The Other Side of Life

The Moody Blues best album in five years benefited mostly from the presence of the Top Ten single “Your Wildest Dreams,” authored by Justin Hayward, which turned their status as survivors from the ’60s psychedelic era into a plus, with a great beat to boot; it also debuted with a very entertaining video featuring young […]

Westerville Sunset

Westerville, Ohio close to sunset. Our group had just finished dinner at the Uptown Deli and Brewery and we walked a few blocks to Graeters Ice Cream where I took these photos. It was early evening and not long before sunset during that short time of day at sunrise and sunset that photgraphers call the […]

My Cafe

It was the place to go in the mornings where you could get the best cup of coffee and pastries that were good enough to be illegal. The coffee and pastries were expensive, but you forgot about the expense when you took that first sip of coffee or bit into one of their pastries. You […]

The Mother Road

U.S. Route 66 or U.S. Highway 66 (US 66 or Route 66), also known as the Will Rogers Highway, the Main Street of America, or the Mother Road, was one of the original highways in the U.S Highway System. Established on November 11, 1926, it originally ran from Chicago to Los Angeles and became one of the most famous roads in America.  Originally, it represented a road […]

The Politics Industry

All sorts of solutions have been brought forth to remedy the sad state of our current American political system but almost all solutions come from the area of politics rather than business. In this way, much of the wisdom from the business realm escapes being considered as a solution. Now, legendary Harvard Business School professor […]

True Midnight Oil

Finally, the first product from my company Haywood Industries has arrived. Our Reverb Hemp is pure and powerful. Sound wave sonicated into nano-particles for best absorption into the system. Full spectrum using all parts of the plant using USDA Certified Organic hemp. Powerful medicine at 3000 mg of CBD. Coming soon. Visit our Reverb Hemp […]

Extended Reality

Control Rather Than Treatment? John Fraim One of greatest technologies of computers is generating alternative worlds known as virtual, augmented or mixed realties. All are now referred to under the umbrella term “extended reality” or (XR). While the best-known uses for XR are in the entertainment and training (via simulation) industries, the use of XR is now being extended […]

Dynamite to Kim’s Socialism?

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un feels the rise of K-Pop music and its fans as a serious threat to socialism. A news story states “Leaked documents from the North Korean government show Kim is running an anti-K-Pop campaign against what he calls the ‘vicious cancer’ of South Korean pop groups.” The documents, detailed in the New York Times, […]