Slash & Myles, Far And Away: The Real Lyrics


Slash & Myles: Apocalyptic Love
Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators
Apocalyptic Love

There are a zillion lyrics pages out there. (Okay, more.) Why create one for this song? Because even the best of the best lyrics sites have not, in my good listening ear’s opinion, captured the true lyrics for this epic piece of music. Many come quite close but fall short a “give it tomorrow” here or an “I’m so alone” there. I believe I’ve captured the correct intersection of lyrical sets here.

Those who know me best know I love music across the spectrum from heart-wrenching symphonic movie soundtracks to smooth jazz to rockin’ country to crash-and-burn, deliciously vicious hard rock and metal. What I love most, though, are intelligently-constructed minor key cavalcades, melodic and molten and beautiful, and capable of shaking arenas and stadiums off their foundations. Continue reading

Weave some step-by-step holiday magic in your life


Decorating Magic’s videos are slickly produced yet paint-by-numbers simple

Decorating Magic produces a series of videos that walk the viewer literally step-by-step through creating, assembling, staging and presenting high-quality decorations, scenes and animated characters, some focused on holidays and others on brightening home and hearth year ’round. The results, on doorstep or lawn, or in various interior settings, make engaging viewing. The videos are slickly produced with a variety of sophisticated movie effects, and Decorating Magic owner Susan Paradise Wolf, who narrates the series, exudes a certain star quality even while telling us how to wire up a witch to best simulate flight. The instructions are clear, simple and practical, endearing not only for the Narrator’s cute-as-a-button charm but also because we are never left grasping at air, as we sometimes find ourselves with other instructional videos that leave us off-balance by omitting crucial steps in a process.

Thus far Decorating Magic has produced five videos in its Holiday series: Continue reading