Category Archives: Just Because

Want To Make Some Kids (and Adults, too) Really Happy?

Dear Friends and Family, I know you are frequently asked for donations or to buy something for a fundraiser. We all know there are LOTS of really good causes. Because I know many of you already give to many community … Continue reading

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“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?: . . This song gave us much peace while Michelle was in the hospital; it was also played at her … Continue reading

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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: . . This song gave us much peace while Michelle was in the hospital; this was also played at her funeral. (Performed by the BYU Concert Choir, from their … Continue reading

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Still Crazy (In Love) After All These Years

Thirty-eight 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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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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