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Hurricane Irma – Shaking You To Your Core - By Iris Ruth Pastor I live in Tampa, Florida two blocks from Tampa Bay in a house surrounded by century old oak trees. On Friday night, September 8, things were looking very ominous for Tampa. Hurricane Irma was fast approaching with a vengeance — the one hundred year perfect storm.
Summer of Love: A Valiant Attempt at a Utopia of Peace and Love Ends in Disillusionment and Despair - In our continuing series on the Summer of Love - 50 Year Later, Dave Price explores the fall of 1967 where the hope and optimism of the giddy early days of the Summer of Love in San Francisco were shifting to a colder season of disillusionment and despair.
What’s Hot: This Week’s Top Tweets - Here’s what has generated the most interest on Twitter this week…. Be Sure to Laugh! When you have a good laugh, it can result in some pretty good health benefits. Here’s just one example; Laughter causes you to increase your intake of oxygen, stimulate your heart, lungs and muscles along with increasing the endorphins (the […]
Summer of Love 50 Years Later: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band - In this week's post on the Summer of Love - 50 years later, Dave Price examines what quickly became the soundtrack of the Summer of Love - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by the Beatles.
Love It When the Past Meets the Present - By Susan Williams There’s something really interesting when things from the past and the present collide. It somehow leaves you with that feeling that time is actually connected. That as much as we think things have changed they also somehow stay the same. The following video really helped remind me of this. It’s a combination […]
Summer of Love 50 Years Later: The Psychedelic San Francisco Sound - While the 1967 San Francisco sound wasn’t solely responsible for the creation of psychedelic jam bands and acid rock, the plethora of counterculture, anti-establishment, and flower-power bands exploring new musical ideas in the Bay Area during the Summer of Love certainly made a major impact on both genres.