Tailwind’s Holiday Album

Daniel Wood

It’s that time of year again, when the nights grow long and the days grow cold – and there’s nothing like a bunch of colourful lights, glasses of eggnog, and merry …

Just Waitin’ for the Great Pumpkin

Murray Pratt

  While Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang are going door to door on Hallowe’en night, Linus is sitting in the Pumpkin Patch waiting for the ‘Great …

The Heat Is On

Murray Pratt

  My eyes opened to a small sliver of light that seemed to know perfectly how to align with my sleepy eyes this early Fall – but really still feels …

Living Your Own Renown

trumpets of renown

Murray Pratt

During the Big Band era in the 40’s and 50’s – when you could really ‘swing’ – there was a band called ‘Les Brown’s Band of Renown’. Sweet. Nobody has put …

My Boogie Woogie Trucking Shoes!

Murray Pratt

I was heading to baseball practice on Friday with my youngest – a newly-minted teenager – when the Eagles song ‘Witchy Woman’ came on the radio. The Eagles were in …

Don’t Worry ‘Bout a Thing

empty rolled toothpaste isolated on abstract background

Murray Pratt

‘Four out of Five Dentists Recommend you don’t read this Blog as part of a Proper Reading Schedule.’ I couldn’t quite believe it. I got up first. My three kids …

All the Write Stuff

Top view of mixed race business team sitting at the table at loft office and working. Woman manager brings the document

Murray Pratt

“A blog-a-thon?” he asked. “Yes, a blog-a-thon” I responded. “Like a literary Lollapalooza for bloggers” Brad the groovy-socks marketer was skeptical. But I was adamant. “How come we don’t think …