Category Archives: Just Because

Valentine’s Day, 2018 – A Little Romance

. Because today is a day of romance, I thought I’d share one of the best renditions of “My Funny Valentine” that I’ve ever heard – Michelle Pfeiffer’s version from the movie “The Fabulous Baker Boys”: ♥ . ♥ Hope … Continue reading

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“Rhapsody in Blue” (2018)

. Well, I went playing on YouTube again, and this time I ran across several versions of one of my favorite orchestral pieces, George Gershwin’s quintessentially classic American composition, “Rhapsody in Blue“. Rhapsody in Blue premiered in an afternoon concert … Continue reading

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This is Marriage

. . The other day, a friend of mine asked how we are doing since Michelle died, and the truth is that we are doing OK. We have both been kind of surprised (and honestly, wondering if there is something … Continue reading

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The Man Cold Cometh….

. Well, The Thing That Will Not Die has reared its ugly head once again: . .

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Black Friday: “How Long Does It Take You People To Shop?!?!?!?”

. They’ve started already – the ads for Christmas come earlier and earlier each year. I’m old enough to remember when we actually got through Thanksgiving before we started seeing and/or hearing Christmas stuff. I may not always agree with … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Classic

. . From 1978, this classic clip from the sitcom “WKRP in Cincinnati” never fails to leave me in stitches: . . Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! .

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Tuesday Tunes: “Simple Gifts”

. There are plenty of videos with this beautiful song out there, but I absolutely LOVE the photography used in this one – it’s full of the people and things that make America such a great country: . . (“Simple … Continue reading

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