I’m a peaceful loving man

Posted: December 19, 2014 in Peace

I am a peaceful and loving man – I mean no harm.

Please don’t confuse my interest in your well being, or my passion for love as wanting to gain something from you or to harm you .

I am a loving man. I mean no hate.

Do you suspect otherwise? you’re in error.

Accept my peace and love – its real.

Old Man – Neil Young

Posted: December 19, 2014 in Songs

This is good for the father-son soul…
Time to get the Guitar out and play!!!

F (1½)
Old man look at my life,
D
I’m a lot like you were.
F (1½)
Old man look at my life,

I’m a lot like you were.

/ D – F – / C – – G / D – F – / C – F – /

D (½) F (½)
Old man look at my life,
C (½) G (½)
Twenty-four and there’s so much more
D (½) F (½)
Live alone in a paradise
C (½) F (½)
That makes me think of two.

D (½) F (½)
Love lost, such a cost,
C (½) G (½)
Give me things that don’t get lost.
D (½) C (½)
Like a coin that won’t get tossed
F (½) G (½)
Rolling home to you.

Chorus:
/ D – – – / Am7 – (Em7) (G) /

D
Old man take a look at my life
[ Am7 Em7 G ]
I’m a lot like you
D
I need someone to love me
[ Am7 Em7 G ]
the whole day through
D
Ah, one look in my eyes
[ Am7 Em7 G ]
and you can tell that’s true.

/ D – F – / C – – G / D – F – / C – F – /

D (½) F (½)
Lullabies, look in your eyes,
C (½) G (½)
Run around the same old town.
D (½) F (½)
Doesn’t mean that much to me
C (½) F (½)
To mean that much to you.

D (½) F (½)
I’ve been first and last
C (½) G (½)
Look at how the time goes past.
D (½) C (½)
But I’m all alone at last.
F (½) G (½)
Rolling home to you.

Chorus

/ F – – – / – – – – / – – / D – – – / – – – – / x2

F (1½)
Old man look at my life,
D
I’m a lot like you were.
F (1½)
Old man look at my life,

I’m a lot like you were.

/ D – F – / C – – G /

Sammy Davis Junior knew how to live

Posted: December 11, 2014 in Daillies

His words still resonate in my ears; the notion still haunts me. Sammy swung that night but as he was performing I couldn’t help thinking of his carefree feeling about time — as opposed to our cultures notion of the pressure of the time. Sammy was coming from a higher spiritual plane. As a musician, I’ve always thought I rushed. I still think I rush. The great players never rush. It reminds me of that moment when I watched Ray Charles turn to his guitarist, just as the young guy was about to solo, and say ‘Take your time son. Take your time.

Dare to be great. Take your time. Enjoy. Wake the f&*% up!!!

CAN’T FIND MY WAY HOME

Posted: December 6, 2014 in Songs

Song Author Steve Winwood Lyrics by: Steve Winwood

D
Come down off your
D/C
throne and
D/B
leave your body
D/A
alone
F
Some
C
body must
D
change
C D D
You are the
D/C
reason
I’ve been
D/B
waiting so
D/A
long
F
Some
C
body holds the
D
key
C D
Well I’m Gweary and I
A
just ain’t got the
D
time
Em
Em
And I’m wasted and I
G
can’t find
D/F#
my
Em
way
D
home
D
Come down on your
D/C
own and
D/B
leave your body
D/A
alone
F
Some
C
body must
D
change
C D D
You are the
D/C
reason I’ve been
D/B
waiting all these
D/A
years
F
Some
C
body holds the
D
key
C D
Well I’m
G
weary and I
A
just ain’t got the
D
time
Em
And I’m wasted and I
G
can’t find D/F#
my
Em
way
D
home


I stopped looking for the keys when I discovered the doors were open all along. You’ve been asleep long enough. Go through the door.


Snowshoeing is a great alternative to skiing. Once in Lake Tahoe we went to a downhill snow skiing farm, Heavenly, looked at the one hour + lines and said WTF? We left, went down to REI in Reno, picked up a $100 pair of snow shoes, and using our ski poles went back up and shoed parts of the Lake Tahoe rem trail for the next week. Wow! We loved it. Pristine air, quite, get views, and a great workout! Oh yes, excellent time to have that special talk with a special someone. Magical really!!!

Here are a few steps to get you started.

1. Stretch leg muscles—especially hip flexors—before starting. A wider stance and the weight of your snowshoes will give them a workout.
2. On level terrain, walk with a normal, rolling gait. Don’t overswing your leg: Your snowshoe tail can flick forward too far and catch the ground, tripping you up.
3. On moderate uphills, point the tips slightly outward, herringbone style, and weight the inside edges.
4. On steep uphills, go straight up, keeping your weight over your toes so you can apply pressure to the crampons underfoot for maximum traction.
5. When traversing a slope, kick your snowshoe’s uphill side into the snow, forming a stable shelf. (Note: Traversing is hard on the ankles. It’s often easier to go straight up, and then cut across level terrain.)
6. On downhills, bend your knees and keep the snowshoes parallel to the ground, using all points of contact. It may be easier to switchback on the steepest slopes.
7. Breaking trail with a group? Take turns leading to save energy.
8. Use adjustable trekking poles; shorten them on uphills and lengthen them on downhills.
9. Don’t try to walk backward. Shuffle in a small circle to reverse course.
10. Bindings should be snug but not too tight. You don’t want to restrict circulation, which can lead to cold feet.
11. Avoid damaging frames and decks: Step over rocks and other obstacles, and remove your snowshoes before crossing long stretches of snow-free ground.

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Unveil Pure Consciousness

Posted: November 24, 2014 in Daillies

In the silence may pure consciousness unveil itself in my life.

May the glory and vitality of pure consciousness unveil itself and come to manifest itself as pure wisdom in my life.

May we unveil the very destiny of Godhood.

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