Category Archives: Music

I Want To Sing You a Love Song

Music generate the strongest and most vivid memories.  You can be transported to a time and place, and remember people with a few passing notes or phrases. It truly is amazing. When I hear the opening riffs to Jethro Tull’s … Continue reading

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Turn On The Old Victrola

Knowledge of self often comes at the hand of suffering. Whoa!  Where did that come from? I have been in a funk for the last few days- mopy, lethargic – you get the idea.  I haven’t slept well, haven’t eaten … Continue reading

Posted in Choices, Days Off, Discovery, Emotional, Life, Me, Music, Silence, The Rolling Stones, Things That Make You Go Hmmmmm, Thoughts | 1 Comment

Strike Up the Band

Happy New Year To All!!! Yes, I’m a day late, but I’m here and hoping 2011 is much better than the past year.  I hope you have a little extra pocket money, treat yourself to something special every once and … Continue reading

Posted in Bossa nova, Bull Moose Music, CD's, Christmas, Gifts, Life, Me, Music, Pandora, Uncategorized | 6 Comments

Bits and Pieces (Once Again)

I want to begin by giving props to a dear friend of mine.  Judy Pancoast and I have known each other since the early 80’s.  We have worked in radio together.  Our children have grown up together.  She and I … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Europe, expatriate, Experiences, Friends, Inspiration, Jetta, Judy Pancoast, Life, Me, Music, November, Possibilities, Ramblings, Random Thoughts, Reflections, Road Trip, The House on Christmas Street, The Mazda, Thoughts, Travel, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Fascinating Rhythms

I love Pandora.   For those who don’t surf the ‘Net, Pandora is a music streaming site.  You can listen to any style of music.  The music is broken down into catagories, then the program playes music that fit those criteria. … Continue reading

Posted in Antonio Carlos Jobim, Bossa nova, Dancing, Girl From Ipanema, Joao Gilberto, Life, Me, Music, My Daughter, Passion, Ramblings, Reflections, Samba, Sexy, Thoughts, Uncategorized, Watching, Women, Writing | Leave a comment

Rock And Roll Weather Report

“Rainy day, rain all day Ain’t no use in gettin’ uptight…. Let it drain your worries away, yeah” – Jimi Hendrix – “Rainy Day, Dream Away” ( fromthe album, “Electric Lady”) There’s nothing like a spring rain, or rain in … Continue reading

Posted in Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Life, Mary Poppins, Me, Music, Musings, Nap, Rain, Reflections, Rock and Roll, Thoughts, Uncategorized, Weather | 2 Comments

The Envelope, Please

After much deliberation, racking of my brain, and needless anxiety, I have come up with a list of my Desert Island Discs.  My Daughter and I were on our way to visit her grandparents, and I brought up the idea … Continue reading

Posted in Antonio Carlos Jobim, CD's, Choices, Joni Mitchell, Led Zeppelin, Lists, Me, Music, My Daughter, Rock and Roll, Sarah McLachlan, singing, The Beach Boys, The Police, The Who, Thoughts, Todd Rundgren | 1 Comment

Hmmmm…So Much Music, So Much Sand

Wow!  Compiling this list is much harder than I thought.  I am still paring down my choices.  Last night I went through my CD’s, trying to put a list together.  I kept asking myself,  “Self, what music can you not … Continue reading

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Desert Island Discs

If you were stranded on a desert island and you could only have 10 compact discs, which ones would you take with you? This is a game that my vinyl junkie friends and I used to play.  Back in the … Continue reading

Posted in AllMusic.com, Bull Moose Music, CD's, Guilty pleasures, Life, Me, Music, Ramblings, Records, Rock and Roll, Stereo, Uncategorized, Vinyl Junkie, Writing | 4 Comments

Talk About The Passion

I was asked a question last night,  “Are you “lost”?  What are you passionate about?” Okay that’s two questions. “What makes your soul shiver?” Alright, three questions. My response was my writing, my children and, when it’s warm, playing golf.  … Continue reading

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