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JK Hanson Wordcraft offers freelance copyediting, proofreading, and marketing services for brochures, publications, web sites, and more.
Category Archives: Synchronicity: Musings on Words, Music, and the Arts
Why Do Musicians Write Songs?
In the medieval era, there were the troubadours who traveled the country performing songs they had composed. Nowadays, that’s the life of the folk singer/songwriter. Woody Guthrie was one of the earliest in the modern era to write songs about … Continue reading
What is Traditional Music?
I periodically ponder this question, since I guess that would be the best description of the type of music I like to play, those old songs that people sing when they get together, whether sitting around the campfire, at a … Continue reading
Building Your Community is Worth the Effort
Recently, I came across a blog discussion about LinkedIn groups, and some possible changes coming for how they are managed. One of the posters commented, “building a community is the best alternative.” Some people may call it networking, but I … Continue reading
Holiday Music Picks for 2012
It’s time for an informal review of holiday music from my personal CD collection. Every year I pick up a couple of new holiday CDs, and at this point have almost 100. It means I get to revisit some favorites … Continue reading
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Mind Over Matter: The Power of Visualization
Watching the Olympic men’s gymnastics trials this past weekend, I noticed one of the athletes getting ready for his pommel horse routine. His eyes were closed, and his hands were moving in the air in front of him as he … Continue reading
The Simple Joys of Contra Dancing
Do-si-do and swing your partner. Ladies chain. Gypsy. Hey for four. … If these phrases are familiar to you, chances are you’ve been to a contra dance sometime in your life. With some of the same steps as square dancing, … Continue reading