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Because of my new passion for songwriting as my creative outlet, I followed this link provided by a writer/artist I follow - Austin Kleon, a New Yorker article on how songwriters are being shafted in the age of streaming. Another example of corporations doing what they can to get "theirs" at the expense of the creators that make it all possible. As I write this, I am enjoying Apple Music, taking advantage of a 4-month free trial. I enjoy it, but not 9.99 a month worth, and not after reading this article.
Definition of wormhole: A wormhole is a theoretical passage through space-time that could create shortcuts for long journeys across the universe. www.space.com/20881-wormholes.html
Internet wormholes are when you start out looking for one thing and then kind of randomly or intuitively follow links any which way. I found this that describes the experience:
So this is a thing: And here is a short description of my latest travel down an internet wormhole to illustrate my state of being right now.
I remember wanting to be a songwriter way back in my teens when thinking about what you want to be when you grow up. I have some old pamphlets from the 70s to prove that it was in my mind that long ago. The journey from then to now has been a story of straying from dreams to fulfillment.
Diane Aoki is a writer who explores other modes of creativity as her intuition leads her.