Many readers have inquired as to where the ideas for a post emanate. Today I was out and about most of the day, and upon returning, as a concession to age, I rested before making a strong cuppa Joe. Then “The Dude” (it’s a Dell) was fired-up and then to my starting point, el.com. Unfortunately, I was not allowed to surf over after seeing a message, of which this is a part:
Server Error in ‘/’ Application. Runtime Error Description: An application error occurred on the server. The current custom error settings for this application prevent the details of the application error from being viewed remotely (for security reasons). It could, however, be viewed by browsers running on the local server machine.
I finally managed to arrive at el.com using a different browser, clicked onto the Drudge Report…and there it was…and here it is…Julian sings his father’s song for Ukraine.
On this day in 1971 John Lennon released his second solo album, Imagine. The title track was the best-selling song of his solo career and was included on BMI’s list of the top 100 most-performed songs of the 20th century. Lennon said that he and Yoko Ono received a prayer book which inspired him to write the song. He said, “The concept of positive prayer … If you can imagine a world at peace, with no denominations of religion — not without religion but without this my-God-is-bigger-than-your-God thing — then it can be true.”
The song’s call for peace and tolerance continues to resonate with people all over the world. Jimmy Carter said,