and serious is something you have to do until you can get silly again.
Remember, o man, that dust thou art,
And to dust thou shalt return.
We are all, to some extent, human jukeboxes, able to program for pleasure and for reference. And while music sometimes sticks around longer than we would like — like a hit tune or an advertising jingle — for the most part we control what's inside our heads.
This story, however, describes what can happen when a person loses control.
For some people, the music comes unbidden, sticks around, makes too much noise and won't go away.Apparently, in the brains of people who are going deaf, or who are simply profoundly BORED, the brain will stimulate itself! The music comes, unbidden. An auditory hallucination fills the ears with sound - and not sound the person even wants to hear!
The beekeeper from New Zealand who wanted to be remembered for his humanitarian work among the people who lived where he adventured has died. May he find refreshment in the Mountain of God.
Morning Edition, January 2, 2008 · Michigan's Lake Superior State University offered a list of overused words and phrases. According to the list, "surge" has been used more than enough. "Perfect storm" should be history, along with "Webinar," or online seminar. "Post-9/11," should be banned. Then there's [blank] is the new [blank] – as in, "chocolate is the new sex."