Category Archives: Just Because

“Over The Rainbow” (Eva Cassidy)

. This is one of my favorite arrangements of this beloved song – It’s just a beautiful, soothing song, don’t you think?: . . (“Over The Rainbow” by the incomparable Eva Cassidy – available on CD or MP3) .

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“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 … Continue reading

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“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 … Continue reading

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“Be Still My Soul”

Honestly, one of the most beautiful arrangements of this beloved hymn: . . (Performed by the BYU Concert Choir, from their CD “All Creatures of Our God and King” from Tantara Records, directed by Mack Wilberg. This is also available … Continue reading

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It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year…..

. This came out in 1996 – the first time I saw it, I almost fell off of the couch, I was laughing so hard. All these years later, it still makes me giggle 😛 . .

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Still Crazy (In Love) After All These Years

Forty-one years ago today, two starry-eyed kids said “I do”…. To my wonderful husband, Paul – thank you for all of the special memories, and for making me so incredibly happy.

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Tuesday Tunes – “Claire de Lune”

. If you ever have a stressful day, this tune is a wonderful tonic… This is a lovely arrangement of Claude Debussy’s hauntingly beautiful “Claire de Lune” performed on a 10-string guitar – I heard a version of this on the “Falling … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to the Best Husband in the World

On this day 61 years ago, a very special little boy was born. I just LOVE Birthdays!  (Especially mine….)

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Sunday Funnies: Top 10 (OK, 11) Tips on Surviving Your High School Reunion

. In 2018, Paul and I headed down the highway to attend my High School Reunion.  It was great to see old friends and catch up on what had been happening in our lives, but I’m sure that I was … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes – “Long Tall Texan”

Fellow Texan (and fellow Texas Aggie!) Lyle Lovett never fails to deliver: . . The man knows how to put on a show, don’t he? Have a great day! .

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