A winter trip is many times very necessary for the health and for the soul. Choosing a destination is another cumbersome task. We usually book trips based on how many dollars we can spare but after paying attention to the news on the developments with Cuba and the U.S, I begin to think an impromptu trip is in order.
Music, along with many elements of our society, has changed rapidly and boldly in the past few decades. As the Internet and globalization have made the world smaller, our knowledge and understanding of humanity and culture has broadened and modified in ways unimaginable to generations of the past. Understanding the culture of a Third World nation, or of any faraway place, is a challenge that requires years of studying books and documents by those people who were privileged enough to see such places.Even those materials would be a look through a specific individual’s eyes typically versus the native people.
New Years Eve, a day of new beginnings. It’s a day meant to remember your accomplishments from the past year, forget the ills, and to look forward to a clean slate of possibilities. When we celebrate the New Year, we do so by attending lavish parties, dancing the night away, and secretly hoping that we get that New Years kiss when the clock strikes twelve.