Monthly Archives: January 2015

Album: A Personal Affair


Date: January 6, 2015

A Personal Affair [25:06]

01) The Beginning [piano]

02) Adtesus

03) Wish You Were Here [e-guitar]

04) A Vast Wonder

05) Agaze

06) Forgotten [acoustic guitar]

07) Pontevedra

08) Unicorn Horn [piano]

09) Raven [acoustic guitar]

At 25 minutes and 6 seconds, A Personal Affair is now my second longest mini musical album. I am extremely pleased with this collection of music, as it is all quite well done…and a strong collection.

This is the most refined album yet…and the most personally relevant, in terms of song choices selected. I almost want to call this one my pinnacle…thus far [excluding the holiday album]…

Maybe with the exception of one…these are all carefully selected tracks, which represent facets of me…and a walk down memory lane…Most of these tracks reflect upon my personal life, in some way.

A Personal Affair:

01) The Beginning [piano] – This version of “The Beginning”, is a straight forward piano rendition. This song was a midi which played in the background at my website, “The Midnight Archives”. I always loved this song.

02) Adtesus – I don’t remember what exactly brought Adtesus to me…but it instantly clicked with my love for “chivalrous” fantasy style music…This is a flute version.

03) Wish You Were Here [e-guitar] – This has already been released, as a sentimental kind of gesture on IBLD…It is an electric guitar version of a song by Pink Floyd…One of my favorites.

04) A Vast Wonder – Beautiful track…”Celestial” music…One of the better, I’ve been able to put together.

05) Agaze – A tiny landmark…Nothing of this existed, not even as pre-recorded bits of music or midi patterns…I created this very simple, yet beautiful, piece of music. For me, this is a pure joy.

06) Forgotten [acoustic guitar] – Yes that is exactly what this is…a wonderful, acoustic guitar version of my favorite track from Final Fantasy 7. The abandoned shell city was one of my favorite places in the game…I love this song.

07) Pontevedra – The only track on this album which comes close to being “filler”…But that’s only because I did not put a whole lot into this one…It’s just a nicely stylish track, which fits into where I was going with this album. It sounds like “night club” music.

08) Unicorn Horn [piano] – I’ve had a midi copy of this since my early days on the internet, which I used in a very obscure project many years ago…and it is another one of my favorite “fantasy” style songs.

09) Raven [acoustic guitar] – An acoustic guitar rendition of the gorgeous song “Raven”…This one, is a bona fide piece of art…And it is one of my all time favorites, of my acoustic guitar tracks.

Quality wise, I don’t know if I am ever going to top this Album, but I’ve got a lot more good material in the cue…and a lot of other material to work with…So, the end is not in sight…And there will probably be another album or two, of a more personal nature…One day, I hope to craft an album of strictly personal music…Hopefully, it will be listenable.

The next album I release will probably have a relatively consistent theme, also…It should be good.

Yet another one is slated for later release…which also should be a good offering.

…Beyond this, I am likely to go back to releasing whatever decent music, I can manage to competently crank out.



Ring of Fire 12/21/2014 (FULL EPISODE)…

Date: January 5, 2015

…Ring of Fire 12/21/2014 (FULL EPISODE)…

“Published on Dec 22, 2014

00:45 – “Koch Brothers More Powerful Than You Think.” Howard Nations will tell us about the Koch brothers’ new plan to increase their influence over American politics. #KochProblem

10:31 – “What Can You Get When You Buy A Politician?” David TeSelle will explain the return on investment that corporations receive when they buy politicians. #BuyingCongress

19:07 – “The History of Corporate Fraud.” Mike Papantonio and Bobby Kennedy will discuss some of the biggest cases of corporate fraud against the government, and how whistleblowers help keep these corporations accountable.”

Poisoning The Well: How Low Does Anonymous Go?…


Date: January 4, 2014

[Note: MAP = Minor Attracted Person]

There is no surprise in this…Since they have nothing tangible to attack me with, they make up lies and spread them.

From what I have witnessed, this is a typical tactic of the terrorist organization “Anonymous”.

…And just to show how intimidated I am by this “bombshell”…let me plunk it down in front of all of you, my dear readers…and let you contemplate what is being implied.

“They belong in prison cells. Terrorist organization anonys are.”, is a quote from me…It came from the singular contribution I made, to a rather long exchange on Twitter. Self identified “Anonymous” members were menacing a MAP [Holocaust22], making threats and behaving as though they were going to out him…typical, arrogant attempt at tormenting someone who is minor attracted.

Of course…as it turns out, they’ve got nothing…and it was all posturing…Again, this is typical…as their first goal is simply intimidation and bullying.

Anyway…the person who I featured in an earlier post decided to make the allegation, “EQF = convicted pedo”…

…She apparently even went so far, as to use [create?] another twitter account, just to make sure I would see this, by responding to herself with the additional innuendo that we MAPs involved in this exchange were terrorists.

To the latter insinuation I have one thing to say…

…”Anonymous” [just like various predecessors, in the pedophobic witch hunt] has a concrete, strident and well pronounced track record, of dehumanizing MAPs, harassing and threatening them in malicious ways, and working to destroy their lives. Often as retaliation, for doing nothing more than discussing social issues.

I, on the other hand, have no history of threatening or harassing anybody at all…If I were a terrorist…I would be the single most lousy terrorist the world has ever had…Because I don’t even engage in terrorism, of any form.

As to the other MAPs mentioned…Nobody is a terrorist, for simply speaking what is on their mind.

…The fact that anyone would ever take something so basic of a human right, as the mere exercise of speech, and claim it to be “terrorism” simply because it was engaged in by a MAP…that tells you a tremendous amount, about the incredulous nature of the accuser.

I simply try to engage and enrich the world, by building and adding both positive and necessary things within the cultural sphere I exist.

That is not terrorism…It is taking the hand of cards I’ve been dealt, turning them into a strength, plotting out a better path for this world, trying to help others work through their own pedophobia, and being a decent human being.

…I should be thanked…not scorned or abused.

…But some people have nothing of value to do with themselves, so they resort to behaving in the manner this “Anonymous” member has.

Regarding being a “convicted pedo”…let’s just focus on the innuendo, here…

I have never had any of the following happen to me:

a) Arrest for anything related to my being a MAP.
b) Legal interrogation for anything related to my being a MAP.
c) Criminal charges for anything related to my being a MAP.
d) Court trial for anything related to my being a MAP.
e) Conviction for anything related to my being a MAP.
f) Incarceration for anything related to my being a MAP.

Full disclosure of my criminal past:

…Now…I have gone through a phase in my life, many, many years ago…where I was young, got a little bit wild and stupid…and committed a petty infraction of the law…for which I was mortified to have gotten caught, and thoroughly ashamed of myself…I turned from those ways, rather quickly…Eventually, I came to the place in my life where I had to put this shame past me, understanding that we cannot be measured as human beings by isolated moments in our lives…understand that everybody has low moments in their lives…and understand that nobody can move on to something better, if they cant get a measured perspective on this type of thing.

Do I have a criminal record?…Yes…And it is extremely brief…Plus it has nothing to do with me being a MAP. I paid my restitution, suffered with the consequences…and it never saw the inside of a court room.

If you were wondering what sort of criminal I “am”…Well, that is it right there…And it is ancient history.

The insinuation that I am a “convicted pedo”, I believe is nothing more than a cats paw being thrown at me.

When “Anonymous” has nothing concrete to use against you…they just start making up lies about you, and spreading them to attack your integrity.

Like usual, “Anonymous” is bankrupt of integrity, substance and decency.

Potentially, they think they’ve identified me…and that identification is of someone all together different from me…Maybe they just refuse to believe, that someone who has not been prosecuted for anything of this nature, would willingly open themselves up to the public, in the ways I have…

…All that really matters, is that this behavior is consistent with the lack of integrity, which terrorist organizations like “Anonymous” are notorious for.

…They are all about sowing discord and dissension…as well as maliciously injuring other human beings.

In this instance…if they have to resort to this…then I am left with the sense, that they don’t even have anything with which to hurt me…They’re just trying to poison the well, and they are posturing.

– Steve Diamond


Jane Elliott: “Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes” Exercise…

Date: January 2, 2015

…Bold: Jane Elliott…

“She’s been called Oprah’s most controversial guest ever. “Oprah introduced me once as the person who received the most hate mail in the history of her show,” says Jane Elliott. “I guess I make people angry with the truth.”

As Republicans sweep back into power, many are asking why. Jane has an answer: “We’re led by fear. We’ve been taught to hate.” Jane posits we are experiencing an epidemic of “colorism” in this country. “It’s not about brown eyes or blue eyes. It’s about ignorance and repression. Hitler did it first.”

Today on BOLD, LeGrande Green interviews the internationally renowned educator about the roots of her shocking, tell-it-like-it-is approach. She is widely regarded as America’s most dynamic diversity trainer.

In response to the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. over thirty years ago, Jane Elliott devised the controversial and startling “Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes” exercise. This now-famous exercise labels participants as inferior or superior based solely upon the color of their eyes and exposes them to the experience of being a minority”

I remember watching that show, when I was a young teenager.

Very interesting interview.