JWDailies 05-14-2021

Song of the day: “Stairway to Heaven” by Led Zeppelin. (See Learned link below.) Poem of the day: “Atlas” by Fady Joudah. Along with his explanation of this evocative yet disquieting poem. Fact of the day: The WHO confirms it. The global coronavirus pandemic was entirely preventable. Plans were in place. Political leaders chose to … Read more

JWDailies 04-16-2021

Song of the day: “Alone Again Or” by the late Bryan MacLean. (Yep, same song as the one by Love. Bryan was in Love. And Bryan’s half-sister, fyi, is Maria McKee.) Poem of the day: “Ox Cart Man” by Donald Hall. Fact of the day: The great American road trip has always been anything but … Read more

JWDailies 02-14-2021

Song of the day: “Conversation” by Joni Mitchell. Poem of the day: “At Castle Boterel” by Thomas Hardy. Fact of the day: Chronology of Valentine’s Day — Revelry. Romantic. Commercial. Learned one thing today: Mating rituals in the animal kingdom don’t always end well for one partner. Visual of the day: Google searches for the … Read more