Album Release: Fleshwound

A project nearly fifteen years in the making, Fleshwound is the true follow-up to 2003’s Wander album, in Trance Blackman’s musical journey, and personal story. …


finding a pulse

it’s rare we speak with conviction and power, save the plentiful moments when we’ve reached the end of our ropes, when something has triggered us; when we are primarily reactive and defensive, rather than in our truth, strength, and vulnerability….


linguistic arsenal

there are a lot of hidden or twisted energies in our everyday language.


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rebooted ye olde blog three years ago, after deciding to wipe it clean and start fresh. the few hundred posts over the previous years seemed scattered and disoriented, much like i was. and still can be from time to time. i’m ok with that….


learning for life

i love learning. when i look at the ways i spend much of my time, it’s on youtube, listening to podcasts, audiobooks, some reading, exploring somewhere new, or looking closer at somewhere old… discovery is ever in waiting, everywhere….


heart’s accord

it took a lot of blazing fires, twisting gales, and drowning floods before i realized i was the spark, the agitator, the torrent and the governor of the rain. sweet, cleansing rain. . . in the end, as in the beginning (the ever-presence of the herenow), it is all in entirety and infinity just to…