Category Archives: Music

Tuesday Tunes – “Teresa” (A Forgotten Oldie)

Growing up, I always wondered why my parents had named me “Teresa“. It isn’t a particularly common name (“Theresa” did make it to #65 in 1950); I lost track of the number of “Mary”s I grew up with, however! The only other girl … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes – “The Seal Lullaby” by Eric Whitacre

. In 2004, Eric Whitacre set Rudyard Kipling’s poem “The Seal Lullaby” to music: Oh! Hush thee, my baby, the night is behind us, And black are the waters that sparkled so green. The moon, o’er the combers, looks downward … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies – Happy Birthday to “The Other Woman”

Today is “Lola’s” 1st birthday, so I thought I would re-run this post from last year: Her Name Is “Lola”….. ….and whatever Lola wants, Lola is gonna get. . .

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“October” by Eric Whitacre

. “Fall” in Texas doesn’t really start until mid-October most years.  Today, we’ve got a blustery wind blowing in, and the leaves are starting to swirl around.  The temperatures are getting nippy (for Texas), and the dogs want to be … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes – “Per Te”

I’ve loved this song since the first time that I heard it; Josh Groban has such an amazing voice, and “Per Te” (from his multi-platiunum album “Closer“)  is just an amazing song – the soaring violins, piano accompaniment, and tympani undertones just stir … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes – “My Immortal”

. Several years ago, my kids said, “Mom, you have to listen to this song – you’ll really like it” – and my goodness gracious, were they ever right…. The song is “My Immortal“, and the band is Evanescence. This … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes – “Hallelujah” – k.d. lang

. There are so many wonderful versions of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” out there – originally covered by John Cale, the version performed by the late Jeff Buckley is perhaps the most well-known of them all (the song has also been … Continue reading

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