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. Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the common hall, and gathered unto him the whole band of soldiers. And they stripped him, and put on him a scarlet robe. And when they had platted a crown … Continue reading
. In keeping with the “April Showers” theme of this month, here’s Lena Horne’s signature song: . . A little searching on the Internet let me find “the rest of the story” – here’s the ballet sequence that followed Ms. … Continue reading
This hauntingly beautiful melody is done to sheer perfection by Norah Jones: . .
This is just a lovely song from an artist with a truly amazing voice. George Michael’s song “Kissing A Fool” has been a favorite of mine for quite a while now. There were videos out there with better sound quality … Continue reading
I don’t follow baseball all that closely (I’m a football kind of a gal), but I’ve always wanted to see a YouTube video with one of my favorite “baseball” songs – “What A Game!” from the musical Ragtime, mixed with pictures from … Continue reading
The first day of high school (Fall, 1974), the girl sitting in the desk in front of me in my first class (German II, with Herr Suhr) turned around and said, “Hi! I’m Becky.”
Last year, we were having fun introducing Rebecca to a wider range of movies. Whereas before she was primarily interested in the animated flicks, last year she started developing a taste for the offbeat humor that us older folks enjoy. One of her favorite “grown-up” movies is … Continue reading
. This cute song is from a live stage performance I saw on TV many, many years ago; it’s called “Your Feet’s Too Big“. I was wracking my brain trying to remember where I had seen this song. As it turns … Continue reading
One of the reasons that I love Saint Patrick’s Day is because it gives me an excuse to listen to one of my all-time favorite songs, “Danny Boy“. If there were ever any doubt about my ancestry (I’ve got some … Continue reading