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Speaking of Love and Expectation...

Another one of those amazing bits of history and insight has trickled through the internet to facebook and landed in my lap. Of course, that makes the history difficult to confirm, but apparently this is advice Thelonius Monk gave to soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy, penned by Lacy: It's all brilliant, but the last two lines really struck me: "A genius is most like himself" "They tried to get me to hate white people, but someone would always come along and spoil it." This Making Room for More thing is about being true to yourself in your quest for life and love, discovering your own truths despite what others tell you to believe, and allowing for delightful surprises on your journey....

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