This year I want to share my exploration of the weird things I like; the things that fascinate me, that stir my soul to its deepest point. Things that make me cry, laugh and shake my head in wonder.
I have always been thirsty for knowledge - no matter how obscure or strange it may be, when I discover something new, to me, I need to learn as much as I can about it. My study may be a brief search thru Google - chasing links from the Wiki or from website to website; or I may go so far as to purchase a book or two on whatever the subject is.
This makes me what my dad used to call a bottomless pit of useless information. He always said it with a smile, a tilt of his head, perhaps an indulgent fatherly pat on my shoulder. But also with the mutual respect that could only come from someone who fully understood my need ... to know.
Periodically I will share this stuff here - in the special sanctuary of my blog. And what better way to get started than with ... music. As only nature can produce it.
This is something I had never heard of before - singing sand. Something about this wonderful phenomenon touches me deeply - and I believe it is the connection to music. Given that music, in all its forms, is a very important - indeed critical - part of my life, I suppose it stands to reason that sands which sing would connect with me on a very fundamental level.
And one more place gets added to my mental list of things I want to see - my own Bucket List - Kelso Dunes in our very own Mojave Desert.