Category Archives: Inspirational

It’s World Down Syndrome Day (3/21) – with a Foodie Friday Bonus

I’m not usually big on “Awareness” Days, but I make an exception for this one, because it celebrates some very special people. The date that was picked (3/21) is no accident – on this date, we celebrate those wonderful people … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes – “Be Still My Soul”

Honestly, one of the most beautiful arrangements of this beloved hymn: . . Performed by the BYU Concert Choir, from their CD “All Creatures of Our God and King” from Tantara Records, directed by Mack Wilberg.*** This one is on … Continue reading

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The REAL 12th Man

. There’s a little football game going on tomorrow, and the fans of one team have taken to calling themselves “The 12th Man”. Fine. They can call themselves that all that they want, but they will never be THE 12th Man – that … Continue reading

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“Come Ye Thankful People”

. Whenever I think of Thanksgiving, this is the song that comes to mind – and this is a beautiful arrangement sung by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir: . .

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The Gettysburg Address – 150 Years Later

. Today marks the 150th anniversary of a most solemn occasion: .

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Redistribution, Veterans’ Style

Love, love, LOVE this picture of a veteran who decided to take one of the Barrycades and deposit it at the White House: . I’m sure the IRS will be showing up on his doorstep any day now….. .

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Sunday Hymn – “How Can I Keep From Singing”

. Oh, my – if this doesn’t get you up off the pew, dancing in the aisles, nothing will…. . (“How Can I Keep From Singing” sung by Eva Cassidy – available on CD or MP3) .

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Want To Make Some Kids (and Adults, too) Really Happy?

Dear Friends and Family, I know you are frequently asked for donations or to buy something for a fundraiser. We all know there are LOTS of really good causes. Because I know many of you already give to many community … Continue reading

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“Over The Rainbow” (Eva Cassidy)

. This is one of my favorite arrangements of this beloved song - It’s just a beautiful, soothing song, don’t you think?: . (“Over The Rainbow” by the incomparable Eva Cassidy – available on CD or MP3) .

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“You’ll Never Walk Alone” from “Carousel”

Boy, I really needed to hear this song today…. Audiences first heard this beautiful song on Broadway in 1945 – and it became an instant classic. Many performers have made this song part of their repertoire, but my personal favorite … Continue reading

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