THE Story of Our Time (Emergence of the Unimyth from Monomyth)

Covid, right? A few years ago, I abandoned the alcohol trade in Ontario because I enjoyed the idea of paying off our mortgage as opposed to expanding it. To paraphrase, the lesson I learned that the ‘how to sell to the LCBO folks’ DON’T tell you is that it’s EXTREMELY difficult to make any money when you try to get between a government monopoly and the suppliers that control it. …

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How to NOT Set Up a Home Recording Studio

Introduction Covid, right? Not just the professionals are holed up in their houses and apartments creating multiple albums and soundtracks of this ‘pandemic nightmare’ (and I’m SO glad they are – we need reflection now on what’s happening now), but amateurs are joining the ranks as well, hoping to take a kick at the songwriting can. Like me. My quest to implement the ‘perfect home studio’ started a while ago, …

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How Stories Warn Us

“An Extinction Level Event” – Leonardo DiCaprio as Dr. Mindy in ‘Don’t Look Up‘ “The movie is, in my view, a powerful demolition of the grotesque failures of public life. And the sector whose failures are most brutally exposed is the MEDIA.” – George Monbiot I Can See Clearly Now … What would you do if you could see the future? In Greek mythology, Cassandra, daughter to Priam and Hecuba …

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Growing Our Way Out Of Greenhouse Gases

NINE years. NINE years – about 3,000 days – is all we have to make serious corrections to our ways of living before we pass a point of no return and bring ruin to this great, beautiful, once-in-a-universe we call planet earth. This should be alarming to everyone. It’s not. We’re not changing our habits fast enough. Like so many people around the world, I personally feel like we’re either …

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