My Blog

The Healing Power of Jazz

T. Jensen Lacey - Sunday, May 05, 2013

Last weekend, I went to the first part of the Jazz Fest in New Orleans. After the tragedy and terror of Boston, I must admit I felt some trepidation of going to something at which tens of thousands of people were attending. But for myself and many other Americans like me, we were determined to make a stand in the form of a great American weekend of celebration. ...Read More

Recent Posts


Valentine's Day life achievements Blogging American Indian Education Foundation life-changing experiences fiction Madagascar weddings God funerals Native Americans hiking appreciation Star Spangled Banner, hope goal-setting support ICE Pastor Ken Hutcherson heroes dove-hunting verdict lawn care sending your child to school love story Wedding Martin Miller Wood Trade Publications writing tips pilgrims wedding planning writing prompts Planned Parenthood Mobile, AL mother of the bride helping others holidays bears IT questions Francis Scott Key nature Irish worship time economics goals duck-hunting depression Obama, Bill Oreilly, MLK Jr., Republican National Committee, Democratic National Committee Franc Gruber empty nest fishing U.S. politicians listening humor selling books Norway writer's tips veterinarians national anthem rainbows, ice-breakers, personalities Dogs Steve Harrison January Marriott Grand Hotel Sixteen Stories to Brighten Your Day and Lift Your Spirits animal stories books crises clips life events taxation without representation dreams Charles McNair Point Clear, Alabama Election revelry Dauphin Island Regatta Memorial Day escape Philadelphia muse Austria teenagers Charles Barkley solutions Paco Cabezas Country economics Stephen Covey abortion parents Alabama Tourism Revolutionary War blueberry picking stars IRS philosophy Donald Trump Oprah Winfrey Barcelona persuasion Ivan Neville John Sledge, R. Elbow Mitt Romney readers hunting dolphins free books Scandinavia vacation dog-breeders self-help Earnest Hemingway earth retreats sacrifice relationships Pierce Brosnan cancer, wellness Cajun Navy authors Point Clear, AL breaking in NFL heaven Bahamas Ministry of Tourism planning romance website designers friends weather questions Richard Adams Newtown, CT history New York Times Bestsellers Steven Covey Paula Francis secret New Year travel Cassie Hewlett Beryl Markham cherishing time passive income gratitude fruit of the vine writers counting the stars OBITS AND DEADLINES July 4th Nicholas Cage adjusting staying engaged Obama USA outdoors boats anti-terrorism life attracting love selling Rocky hope Wounded Warrior Project nirvana' writing' Hope Clark birthdays spirituality Rotary Club Jennifer Hudson diving Nic Cage Germanywings Sweden Sylvester Stallone HENRY THE PELICAN Sandy Hook Elementary School Hope Reigns Grand Hotel international aid breathing techniques writers' tips Phil Valentine breast cancer survivors W.E.B. Griffin Led Zepplin 2014 The Butterfly Effect Christmas legality issues Susan B. Komen China Coincidences ICE protecting the unborn Nashville self-improvement Marriott's Grand Hotel at Point Clear setting goals' Independence Day Larry King Star Spangled Banner bread Nepal film industry shopaholics graduation Jesse Jackson positive change memoir-writing Denmark Veterans' Day Pope planning projects college father's day surgery guest bloggers needed John O'Melveny Woods St. Patrick's Day comfort zone murder mystery Philippines Taps Chicken Soup for the Soul a foundation for a better life self-love creativity Sochi wedding budget free e-book disrespect life skills C. S. Lewis survivors Olympics tourism Nancy Pelosi Yahoo Deplorables MLK Jr. baby showers Mark Twain Paris anti-Hillary Clinton plane crash' depression self-reflection change Alabama Robert Bruce metaphors homelessness Good Morning America Father Mohr winter solstice Andy Andrews dog days Dusseldorf growing readers Mt. Everest Labor Day New York Times Bestseller Compassion proverbs how-to blog tomato pie Louisiana breast cancer veterans Amazing stories Bahamas becoming a better writer songs Thomas Paine Styleboarding food stamps loyalty gifts floods Happiness Walk fall Massachusetts typhoon Boykin Spaniels book-signings Hillary Clinton sympathy spring post-operative amnesia Thanksgiving self-renewal Mark Levine calendars Labrador Retrievers nurturing obama the idiot Tokarev Veteran's Day poetry Bonerama Trump United Kingdom religious war Delta Airlines perceptions Mother's Day write what you know pearls marketing inspiration bear encounters jazz gardening virtues Texas, Tennessee, copyright luck Zimmerman Cowardly Obama book signings Silent Night Brian Jud gardens American history Hawaii disclaimers high school hysterectomy love fetus rights New Orleans Jazz Fest American Express Civil War adventure Dumpstaphunk writing Prince George U.S. history Ketie Freiling dealing with stress Great Smoky Mountains National Park stress travel-writing Alabama Department of Tourism patriotism grief Al Sharpton Ghandi book-signing tips success puppies perseverance writing believable characters Mollie Tibbetts Ben Harper' Charlie Musselwhite tragedies mourning Baldwin County Tourism independence Fairhope red snapper dog-lovers Independence Day, Francis Scott Key Crooked Hillary