Monthly Archives: May 2023

Songs of Will T. Massey — “Peace Train”

Will’s 2008 CD, Wayward Lady U.S.A., offered songs he’d written in protest against the war in Iraq. As a pacifist, he felt compelled to share these songs even at the risk of angering or losing some fans. At the same … Continue reading

Posted in peace, War, Will T. Massey | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Today is World Schizophrenia Day

Over 20 million people worldwide suffer from schizophrenia. Historic examples of people with schizophrenia have included Vincent Van Gogh, Zelda Fitzgerald, Veronica Lake, and Vaslav Nijinsky. Several famous 60s musicians such as Brian Wilson (Beach Boys), Skip Spence (Moby Grape), … Continue reading

Posted in mental health | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Songs of Will T. Massey — “Cry Home”

Will left Austin in 2014, retreating to an isolated ranch outside of San Angelo. Though removed from the lively Austin music scene, he kept writing and performing. This was one of the songs he recorded on his iPhone and emailed … Continue reading

Posted in Will T. Massey | Tagged , | Leave a comment

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

It’s Mental Health Awareness Month. When we say “mental health” many people think mental health problems or mental health issues. Hence, there remains a stigma about even talking about mental health. Well, mental health can also refer to wellness. We … Continue reading

Posted in Buller, health, mental health | Tagged , | Leave a comment