Tag: music

Being Less Blind

He started with a solo unexpected, unplanned It was more than a quartet when others joined in. A sad event in American history a funeral an amazing song by Joan Baez incredible drawing and animation and a wonderful memory and reminder of the compassion…

Bad Ass Grandma and the Van “Go” ‘s

I’m back in the sixties They called me ‘Peacenik’ The stars were alive and the smoke, it was thick!    

Sisters of Mercy

  Oh the sisters of mercy, they are not departed or gone. They were waiting for me when I thought that I just can’t go on. And they brought me their comfort and later they brought me this song. Oh I hope you run…

Plain or Pretty – we can all relate to this

A reminder about the challenges of growing into ourselves. I learned the truth at seventeen That love was meant for beauty queens And high school girls with clear skinned smiles Who married young and then retired The valentines I never knew The Friday night…

Feed the Birds

Come feed the little birds, show them you care And you’ll be glad if you do Their young ones are hungry Their nests are so bare All it takes is tuppence from you Feed the birds, tuppence a bag, Tuppence, tuppence, tuppence a bag…

Rest in Peace Mr. Domino

Thanks for the thrill, on Blueberry Hill, and more. February 26, 1928-October 24, 2017

Try “Playing” Along even if it’s not on a keyboard

First Movement : I started taking piano lessons when my kids were young. It was, you know, one of those things you want to try. As it turned out, although I truly enjoyed making sounds on the piano, I never could manage to really…

Quite the Keyboard

On a scale from from one to ten where do you fit in? On a scale from high to low which direction do you go? On a scale from left to right undisturbed or too uptight? On a scale from A to G what…

The Sound of Muses

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens hundreds to choose from in worlds that were written years ago back when this sketch was created these were the titles I most celebrated   When the night comes when the day hums when I reminisce I…

Chanting naked? You bet’cha!

“What are you going to do? Run around naked and chant?” When my husband had asked me that question years ago, I laughed. When I returned from the Hilde Girls women’s retreat, I laughed more when I said, “Yes, we did!” What is a…