Diamonds are this girl’s best friend

As many of you know, Sir Elton is soon to release Diamonds, the “ultimate greatest hits collection in honor of his and Bernie Taupin’s 50-year songwriting career.” (Yes, mine is pre-ordered as a Christmas present pour moi. Can’t open it until December 25th though)! Of course, there is an Elton John: The Diamond Club…

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And all that po-li-ti-cal crap

No, this isn’t a partisan rant or diatribe. I try to avoid posting political, religious or any content that could be even slightly misconstrued as controversial on social media (this blog included). I just don’t want my social experience to be about that. But some recent occurrences have made me chuckle. Most of you probably…

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You went from purple wings to the real thing at last

I am stunned. The world is stunned. Prince. Dead at 57. From Elton himself (on Instagram): “This is truly devastating news. The greatest performer I have ever seen. A true genius. Musically way ahead of any of us. Sang with him twice on stage. What an honour. Rest in peace you purple warrior.” Alas, I…

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When stars collide like you and I(BM)…

If you were kind enough to read my last post, you’ll know that two of my favorite things – IBM and Sir Elton John – came together at InterConnect 2016 on February 24. As expected, it was an amazing concert.  Everyone I talked with was absolutely ecstatic, and Sir Elton told us that we were…

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Piano man makes his stand in the auditorium (at IBM InterConnect)

Ok, let’s just put it out on the table: I am a huge Elton John fan. (Many would say that is an understatement). I’ve been an EJ fan since 1974 and an IBMer since 1982.  Never in my wildest dreams did I think the twain should meet, but if you haven’t heard by now, Sir…

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