R.l.P. Gregg Allman

Allman died today of unspecified causes after several years of health issues. He co-founded the Allman Brothers Band with his brother Duane in 1969 and cut several hugely successful albums. The band suffered the loss of Duane to a motorcycle accident in 1971 and then the loss of bassist Berry Oakley at almost the same …

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Sad occasion to go to the beach

A friend of 36 years passed away last June, and today there was a scattering of ashes and a celebration of his life at Queen’s Surf Beach in Waikiki. There were probably 60-70 people there. Our relationship was primarily one of working together until we both moved on from those jobs, and then it was …

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