Author Archive: Eric San Juan

Tips for getting beautiful front yard

Building a beautiful house is still a dream of many people. If you ever felt that something is missing in your wonderful house that can enhances the look of your house a little more. Then you must take care of your lawn and garden area. When comes to a beautiful house size does not matters, even a small house with good front yard and correct placement where things should be will give you a pleasant and grand look. As people will see your front yard first, designing and decorating the lawn and front yard is must. So that, you can showcase your beautiful house to your neighborhood. Designing the landscape: First you have to check the availability of space and make a blueprint where the…
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5 Magic Motivators to Get You Back Into Writing Mode

Every writer knows that impending feeling of doom as your deadline gets closer and closer. You find every excuse under the sun to put off your writing projects, even though it is an activity you genuinely enjoy once you’re into it. Finding inspiration as a writer will never be easy, but your relationship with your work can be improved. The following ideas are bound to help you feel motivated again so that you can get right back into writing mode whenever you need to. 1.Find Savvy Software There are a number of different tools you can use to get over that uninspired feeling pretty quickly. If you’re hoping to beat writer’s block, you should use software that helps to organize your thoughts in a methodical,…
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Top 5 Lesser-Known Live Music Venues in Houston

When most Houstonians think of live music venues, big names come to mind, like the House of Blues, White Oak Music Hall and the Toyota Center. But these big venues don’t offer the same down-home feel as these five lesser-known, intimate venues. 1. McGonigel’s Mucky Duck Situated on 2425 Norfolk, the iconic Mucky Duck serves up live entertainment and classic Irish pub fare. The intimate venue hosts popular local acts, like Peter Case, Ordinary Elephant, Mindy Smith and more. Along with live music, the pub also hosts open mic nights on Mondays and Irish board game nights. All shows are 21 years of age or older, but children can attend if they are accompanied by a parent. The Mucky Duck hosts children’s programming throughout the…
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NEW MUSIC by ERIC: Second Slumber, Beyond the Pale Blue Dot, an experiment in blending drones and drums

Sometimes I record drones. Sometimes I record songs. Sometimes I experiment with simple electronic compositions. So what if I blended it all together? That’s what I had in mind here. I wanted to capture the full band jam aspect of Slumbersigh and the drifting, moving, evolving drones of m2 with traditional backing instruments, enhanced with minor electronic stuff. Basically, I jammed with myself. (Dirty!) After a bunch of messing with the idea, some of which I’ll upload later this year, an unofficial journey with Carl Sagan developed. It is Beyond the Pale Blue Dot. This is the first track: The whole thing is four pieces of semi-structured drone, finishing with a piece unofficially co-created with Vangelis, along with Carl Sagan. There is a BONUS TRACK…
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Where to Get Inspiration For Your Writing

Contributed Post Everyone, well many people at least, like the idea of becoming a writer. Sitting in a cafe, with a pen and paper, creating notes that will eventually come to a solid piece of work? It’s a romantic image, for sure. But let’s not forget that one of the reasons why it’s such a highly valued craft is because it’s difficult to do. The world would be a poorer place if anyone and everyone could be an outstanding writer. So what differentiates the can-do’s from that can’t-do’s, when it comes to writing? It’s all about the inspiration. While inspiration is elusive, there are places you can look for it. We take a look at a few places below.  Pexels – CC0 Licence Your Past…
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