sometimes the only sound you hear is one that is never heard.

the only sound was created to show what happens when what goes on in your head meets what is played through your headphones.

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anthony’s favorite song

There is a part of me that wants to open up to you, reader, and spew out what Anthony Bourdain, as his public persona as a writer, chef and CNN show shaker, meant to me. That story form has been regurgitated by various authors, fans, and friends since his death by suicide in 2019, so…

the awareness illusion

What a better time to start posting again on the only sound than the month of May, Mental Health Awareness Month. May, the month when the United States can collectively recognize through the means of posting, sharing, retweeting and regurgitating on social media the importance of maintaining the hygiene of one’s brain. May, the month…

seasons change

Radical honesty only:When I started the only sound, I had no detailed ideas of what it would be, how often I’d post, what I’d write, or where I’d go from there. However, I promised myself that if I didn’t feel compelled to write, I wouldn’t do it. I didn’t want the only sound to become…

don’t miss a sound.
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