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Alvin Lee RIP

We have lost yet another famed guitarist,  I saw Alvin Lee and Ten Years After many moons ago at Madison Square Garden, The group blew me away !

Added by Emilio J on March 6, 2013 at 12:47pm — No Comments

"A Concert for Ronnie Montrose - A Celebration of His Life In Music"

The Bay Area music community is coming together to produce "A Concert for Ronnie Montrose - A Celebration of His Life In Music" for the legendary San Francisco guitarist, who passed away recently. It will be held at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco on Friday, April 27. Tickets go on sale on March 30 at 10:00 am.

"A Concert For Ronnie Montrose - A…


Added by Emilio J on March 31, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Ronnie Montrose - RIP

I'm saddened to learn that earlier this month, legendary Guitarist Ronnie Montrose passed away.  I'm sure that his guitar playing will always influence up and coming guitarists.

Added by Emilio J on March 28, 2012 at 4:14am — No Comments

Vessels of Life

We're all empty vessels, when we're born and through out our lives, we gradually fill this vessel, with life experiences.  I've reached a point in my life, where i'm taking inventory of what I've put in my vessel and to my amazement, I was quite shocked at whats crept into it. 

We all know, we can't rewrite the past, but we can forsee, where we're headed.  For my 3 grown…


Added by Emilio J on February 13, 2011 at 3:09pm — No Comments

Gary Moore R.I.P.

Today we learned of the passing of famed guitarist Gary Moore, who was an inspiration to many guitarist, including myself, and who's music will always live on !!

Added by Emilio J on February 7, 2011 at 9:52am — No Comments

Family Values

I love nostalgia, and looking back at this vintage photo, it reminds me of a life long gone, but still in my heart,  ( That's me, the little guy )being restrained by my Mom.  Long before color film, this is a gathering of family, by the ocean front in Cuba, when times together were so crucial and so much fun.  One thing I've learned in this quest called " Life " that…


Added by Emilio J on December 29, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

What's Important to You ??? Are You Ready ???

This is in no way preaching nor a religious statement, but What is Important to you today ?, Is it that bank account balance ?? is it what cruise, will I go on this summer ??? or is it what kind of Car, am I driving ??? These are the kinds of thoughts, that race through our minds daily. We go about our lives, worried about what's next on our agenda...but I ask you, Are you… Continue

Added by Emilio J on May 20, 2010 at 9:30am — 2 Comments


Do you see what I see in this picture ?? this is what I see.....Beauty in Creation !! No Races, nor religions, the only boundaries are oceans, that can be crossed....All Mankind under ONE sun, and One God !!

Photo Courtesy of NASA

Added by Emilio J on March 21, 2009 at 7:30am — No Comments

Encroaching on Our Wildlife

When I moved to Florida, from the Concrete slabs of New York City, I envisioned a move to a State where wildlife was provided with safe havens......I was so wrong !!! since 1996, I have witnessed how little we as humans, concern ourselves with the protection of our natural resources. To illustrate my concern, I live in an area, which is surrounded by lush forests, and just recently I was appalled to see this Development Company, come in and completely level and destroy a complete section of… Continue

Added by Emilio J on March 18, 2009 at 8:59am — No Comments

Homeless Students

As I sat and watched MSNBC and the piece they presented, I was absolutely stunned and heart broken to learn of a " Tidal Wave of Homeless Students " You may say to yourself, Geez, I wonder what country this is happening in ?? Let me tell you, this is happening right here in the United states. I'm giving you the link, so you can view the full article.

Added by Emilio J on March 3, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Forgotten

I could take this opportunity to write a long and detailed Blog entry. But I chose not to, and simply state : " Take a Long Look at This Photo " and YOU tell me, what's important in this World.

Added by Emilio J on February 24, 2009 at 9:20am — 1 Comment


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