1968: THE SUMMER OF LOVE AND WAR

MEMORY FLASHBACK TO STUDENT UPRISING 50 YEARS AGO An American in Serbia: From a Writer’s Notebook   FLOOD OF MEMORIES As I was walking yesterday to Kalenić Market, I stopped in front of my old university building to take a picture (see VISIT TO ANCESTORS’ GRAVE SPAWNS SERIES OF EXCITING EVENTS, July 25, 2018). This morning, as …

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JUNE SOLSTICE DESPACHO AND FIRE CEREMONY

The June solstice marks the first day of summer and the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere. In the southern hemisphere, however, this is the winter solstice, making it the shortest day of the year. In 2017, this will happen at 10:07 UTC (3:07 AM here in Arizona - PDT). As I …

SOUND OF SILENCE

Third recording of Simon & Garfunkel's 1964 hit During the last several days, I have been going over some my journal notes from the various shamanic expeditions in Peru during the last 10 years. And every time I looked at the pictures and videos of those magnificent Andean mountains, I kept hearing the Sound of …

DANCE OF WATER

DANCE OF WATER What I do know about this Chopin waltz, published posthumously, is that when I was playing it on March 10, I was suddenly seeing quite vivid images of Dance on Water. Or more accurately, Dance OF Water.  Like an ocean or a lake. So I decided to make this film.  Enjoy! Chopin …