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A Few of My Favorite Things

The car puttered into its usual spot seemingly out of instinct. After a few idling seconds it went to sleep. Nothing moved. 30 seconds went by and then a minute yet there was still no movement. Ken sat in the driver’s seat staring blankly out of the front window with a state of mind that would make a Zen master envious. As the clock slowly ticked towards the two minute mark, something in the car finally stirred. Ken slowly opened the door and slid his way out. He opened the back door and grabbed his briefcase off the seat and his empty travel coffee mug off of the floor. He noticed but didn’t notice the new stain the not quite empty mug had made on the carpet. Closing the door Ken turned and walked zombie-like to the house. Continue reading

From the Sounds of Silence to the Wall of Sound

Psychedelic Music

Little Terrance was in the dinning room pouring over the pictures in his new favorite book, the World Book Encyclopedia, when a knock came from the front door.  He looked up quizzically.  The front door faced the street but didn’t have a real path to it.  Most people came from the driveway to the side door.  He got up and turned off the radio.  This large piece of furniture was churning out the jazzy pop of Henry Mancini and Burt Bacharach.  The four and half year old had to stand on his tip-toes to reach the dial on the inside of the cabinet Continue reading