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Category Archives: Music
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
. 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
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. . .
. “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
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
. 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