A few shots from this evening...
Before I realized I hadn't adjusted the settings.
I think it actually captures the mood here on The Commune
quite well. It's dreamy, warm, and very, very green...
|Quite the sunset colors tonight...It got better, and then my battery died.|
In other news...
Dave Brubeck passed away today.
Do yourself a favor, take a few moments
get comfortable, close your eyes, or stare at the ceiling,
and chill out to the groovy tunes.
Tonight while listening to it again...for the third time today,
I had a moment with an old friend via Facebook message...He reminded
me that it was his dad's favorite piece of music, and that
when we were kids we listened to it all the time! He said his dad was
most definitely smiling down on me from above, in appreciation of my
love of this piece of music magic... Maybe that's why
it always sounds so sweet to me, maybe I had sound/sense memories from
childhood, and they stuck with me all this time...
When he reminded me about his dad, it brought up so many
Of holidays and family gatherings,
and listening to his dad playing his clarinet, my favorite Jazz
All of this nostalgia got my mind wandering far away, and then I listened to it
one more time...
It's amazing how a piece of music, can feel so good to listen to. And when I say
"feel", I really meant it...As in I can actually feel my body enjoying
the music. Somewhere deep down in my chest, vibrating out
through my tapping toes, my head bobbing to the beat, and my lips
that begin whistling along instinctively.
Sometimes it really is a beautiful thing to be a human...