Eddie Van Halen – RIP to the GOAT

News today of Eddie Van Halen’s passing. As I posted on my Facebook timeline, Was never much for knowing who the faces, voices, artists were as individuals behind their band/group persona. He was pretty much the standout exception.
RIP Eddie Van Halen.

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They brought back feel good memories

First was media posts yesterday of Helen Reddy passing. I scurried onto YouTube to find a few of her hit songs back in the day, because while I wasn’t a particular follower of her work, her work was a very memorable part of my early teen/post childhood times. And with my way of having memories tied to soundtracks,… Continue Reading “They brought back feel good memories”

Noting Kenny Rogers in music memories

Legendary country singer Kenny Rogers dies at 81

I grew up not knowing or realizing there were very distinct genres of music since on Guam we had a very small, select, choice of radio stations. I only remember two…. KUAM and KSTO (K-Stereo). The stations played the different genres at different times … Continue Reading “Noting Kenny Rogers in music memories”

Final Farewell to fallen HPD Officer Kaulike Kalama

Lou and I had an appointment in town to see a financial advisor. On the way back from town, as we were going westbound, on the other side eastbound lanes right by the Vineyard exit there was a line of about 13 police cars parked on the side of the highway, all with blue lights on. They had gotten out of their cars and … Continue Reading “Final Farewell to fallen HPD Officer Kaulike Kalama”

Kobe Bryant and daughter die in helicopter crash!

A shocking news headline popped up on my phone this morning. Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash today. His 13-year old daughter Gianna was also on-board and 4 others.

I’m not much of an NBA fan, but still, Kobe was a big name that went beyond basketball enthusiasts. What bit of NBA sports I did watch during… Continue Reading “Kobe Bryant and daughter die in helicopter crash!”