Category Archives: Music

“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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For Bev – “Again Someday”

. Today would have been my little sister’s 52nd birthday. Miss you like heck, Sis…. . (“Again Someday” by Blackmore’s Night – available on CD or MP3)

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Tuesday Tunes – “Sinnerman” (from the BBC show “Sherlock”)

. Thanks to a trial subscription to Amazon Prime (which we subsequently upgraded to a full membership), we have been able to watch a bunch of shows online that we’ve really been wanting to see. One of those shows is … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Sarah!

. Twenty-two years ago today, a spirited whirlwind of a girl blew into our lives: ….and we have never been the same.  Where has all that time gone? God has a wicked sense of humor – ask any family that has more … Continue reading

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