Don’t take a slice of my pie

Pink Floyd and The Dark Side of the Moon have been a recurring theme in this space since I began writing this blog nearly three years ago. Some things I don’t get tired of, apparently. Today I was driving around in the city when “Money” came on. It’s the song that introduces Dorothy to OzContinue reading “Don’t take a slice of my pie”

I think I need a Lear jet

Whenever you wear a Pink Floyd T-shirt out into public, as I did at the Taste of Chicago last night, you get some comments from people. Even though I was with my daughters at a concert by a band called Fun.–who redeemed themselves by covering the Stones’ ‘You Can’t Always Get What You Want”–there wereContinue reading “I think I need a Lear jet”

All you create

The best thing about writing in this space–the reason I continue doing it–is that it is a creative enterprise. Listening to the radio this morning, I heard “Eclipse” which is the last song on Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon album. And the line about “All you create, and all you destroy” set myContinue reading “All you create”

All you touch and all you see is all your life will ever be

The story of the Dark Side of the Rainbow, or the synchronicity between Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” and MGM’s The Wizard of Oz┬áhas been around for many years now. I had assumed that most people had already seen it by now, but lunch with some colleagues at work today was enough toContinue reading “All you touch and all you see is all your life will ever be”