Zorro

Be a Zorro I tell myself and jump on a stallion and ride baby ride as if your life depended on it. Lose sight of the ordinary ! gallop into love with a passion so deep that no one can deny it Leave the sedentary ones behind to fester and boil in their calumny You […]

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Obama Inauguration (this was published in a local newspaper)

Jonathon Lipsin goes to Washington D.C. for the Inauguration Jonathon Lipsin, of Incredible Records in Sebastopol, goes to Washington D.C. for Barrack Obama’s Presidential Inauguration and Lives to Tell the Tale. JONATHON LIPSIN GOES TO WASHINGTON ! By Jonathon Lipsin As I got ready to go to the inauguration, I dropped off to say goodbye […]

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Wandering

wandering April 22, 2013 at 5:51am Upon Wandering…… Wandering is an art a forgotten one a useful one when done with purpose I wonder as i wander through cobblestoned alleys in ancient Jerusalems expecting nothing but the greatest adventures and happenstance meetings of serendipity who knows what will happen and when ? Isn’t that better […]

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I KNOW HOW TO LIVE

i know how to live February 1, 2014 at 6:01pm I KNOW HOW TO LIVE by JONATHON LIPSIN (written at 4 am having woken up suddenly with a memory of a tea shoppe and a fall day and being with someone special) Some of the things I love in this life…… I love music songs […]

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Chance Meetings

There is a fact in my life that i have come to acknowledge.I sometimes feel i am being led and drawn to situations and supposedly chance encounters that turn out to be extraordinary.I always have a story to tell because of this and life has never been boring for me. Yesterday i was heading to […]

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My Grandfather’s Mandolin

my Zaide,my grandfather owned a mandolin or should i say the mandolin owned him.It was always around and loved to be grabbed and strummed,some old Russian songs,some yiddish songs like Tumbalaika and some old irish songs.The latter were ones that warmed my Zaideh’s heart,irish ballads.Go figure.No gathering was complete without us kids begging for a […]

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Hippie Days

This was my commune in Montreal when i was 16 .I moved into this 8 room house with about 12 other people ,mostly draft dodgers and deserters and we lived communally running the underground newspaper ,Logos.We also ran the first non profit food co op and free clothing store here.It was an amazing time .Very […]

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The Gift

THE GIFT by Jonathon Lipsin…………………………………………………This is a sculpture that i own.It is an incredible piece that was created somehow in one of the camps by whom i don’t know.In the 70’s and 80’s i was going to Israel a lot and would always stop over in Paris on my way back.In the Marais district i […]

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Grace Slick

http://https://www.facebook.com/groups/classic.classic.rock/10152403441713694/?notif_t=group_activityI have met Grace Slick twice in my life.The first time i was living in New York and part of the Yippies with people like Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin and A.J.Weberman and Tom Forcade and others (talk about namedropping but all stories are true) and at 17 ,i felt burned out with the movement […]

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