Weekly Wordsmith: Frank Zappa

A mind is like a parachute - it doesn't work if it isn't open.

Frank Zappa (1940–1993) produced almost all of the more than 60 albums he released with the band The Mothers of Invention and some as a solo artist. He was a critic of mainstream education and organized religion and a forthright and passionate advocate for freedom of speech, self education, political participation and the abolition of censorship. Have a cup of coffee, start up the gears and open your mind.

Here’s one of our favorites from Zappa:

the Nelson sunglasses atop our Nomad Hoodie with a bottle of iced coffee
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