LYRICS: “Static” by G.T. Thomas

When you turn it up I feel the sound
You’ve found the sound.
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What is a “Postcard From Your Mind”?

“Ease your head, play cool in a patio chair. Try to design a postcard from your mind.

This is a line from a rare Steely Dan demo that has stuck with me for years. That one line turned into a whole thought-exercise for me:

The mind is where we think… what is the land of thought like?

What is the flora and fauna there?

What is the climate like?

What sounds come from this place?

Who lives there?

After I’ve designed the postcard from my mind… how on earth would I send it? Who would I send it to? How could I ever know if it was received?

… This exercise developed into something I’ve grown deeply passionate about.

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Encounters, pt.3

I received the coolest email from one of my readers about last week’s musings on “changing the conversation.” I’d like to share something she said:

“Sound has impact- is quite literally impact- energy moving matter around. I believe that changing my words/tone/intentionality, changes the essence of me. What resources I fostered, what I put in my heart, including the sound of my own words, is revealed by what comes out of me, so it’s kind of cyclically causal, you know?”

I just thought that was cool food for thought. If either of my last 2 emails got away from you, you can still read them here (pt 1) and here (pt2). Now it’s time for part 3!

Today I’ve got a BIG announcement for you.

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