Showing posts from October 30, 2011

For November, Check Out My Chat with Tom Lee...

E-ViewPoints Interview With Thomas Lee by bill berry, jr. Thomas Lee is married and resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.   A lawyer, he is a weaver of stories.   His fiction enables us to break through barriers, and prompts us to better understand and accept a culture that may be different from our own.   Tom’s writing creates pathways where we are able to embrace similarities with others who are different from us, and then makes us realize that as part of a universal family…we are each other. Click on  EViewPoints , (rockfordkingsley link) and enjoy the conversation.

Of Seasonal Poetry, Vineyards, Music, Food, Ghosts, and Enchantment to come…

Fall Colors at Peak, October 23, 2011 Since the SHM performance, there has been a diverse range of creative experiences that tend to spark new ideas, which eventually influence the scope and spirit of aaduna . On October 21, there was a fine performance by Omanii Abdullah, a Syracuse based poet, performer and educator in Waterloo , NY .   An imposing and gentle man, he read from his books “I Wanna be the Kinda Father My Mother Was,” “Nobody Eats Fried Chicken Like Black Folks Do” and “This is Gonna Hurt Me a Whole Lot More ’n Hurts You ( View of Cayuga Lake from Route 89 On October 22, Lisa, her cousin Anne and I visited Knapp, Cobblestone and Goose Watch Vineyards along Cayuga Lake for an afternoon of wine tastings and music and the chestnut festival at Goose Watch, and ended the evening in Auburn dancing to Brass, Inc. a nine member rock ‘n’ roll band that bought interpretations to the music of Earth, Wind and Fire, Stevie Wonder, Chicago, Tower of P