Category Archives: Just Because

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

. Last year, 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 not the only one … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes: Surf’s Up!

. It wouldn’t be summer without some surfing tunes: . .

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Tuesday Tunes – “Summertime” from Porgy and Bess

Now that it’s summer, what better song to share than the haunting “Summertime” from George Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess“? Here is Harolyn Blackwell’s ethereal performance (Paula Ingram plays the role of “Clara” in this 1993 “American Playhouse” staging; her voice is dubbed … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies: It’s What Dads Do (Pre-Father’s Day Post)

Several years ago, one of the kids’ dumber-than-dirt cats ran up the neighbor’s tree and wouldn’t come down. Meowed piteously for a couple of days.  The girls were almost in tears, thinking about their poor little kitty up in that tree.  Finally, they … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes: Kick-Off to Summer, 2019

. . Many folks consider Memorial Day Weekend to be the “official” start to the Summer season. There is the annual running of the Indy 500, the men fire up their grills, and the fashionable ladies are “allowed” to start wearing white shoes. I figured I … Continue reading

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Hello, June!

. It’s the first day of June – what better way to start out the month than with this classic number from Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Carousel” ? . . Wasn’t that fun? Hope you enjoyed it! .

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