Category Archives: Music

Aretha Franklin is dead at age 76

Aretha has passed today at her home in Detroit of advanced pancreatic cancer. Her death is not unexpected, although her family has kept the news fairly quiet. She is part of the music of my youth, especially as a Detroit … Continue reading

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It’s Bastille Day …

The French used to be a lot more militant than they are now.

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Video of the day …

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Where the bluebonnets bloom

This post is really an excuse to share beautiful flower pictures, and a favorite video/song. But while I’m doing that, here is a guide to viewing the famous bluebonnets of the Texas hill country (and other things to do there).

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He is risen!

John 20: 1The first day of the week comes Mary Magdalene early, when it was yet dark, to the sepulcher, and sees the stone taken away from the sepulcher. 2Then she runs, and comes to Simon Peter, and to the … Continue reading

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Were You There When They Crucified My Lord?

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

For all of my Irish, part Irish, wish-you-were Irish, and temporarily Irish friends, I lift a glass to your health and happiness! An old Irish/Celtic folk song Of all the money, e’er I had, I spent it in good company, … Continue reading

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