Category Archives: Music

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). … Continue reading

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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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Video and song of the day

I think it’s time to do another week featuring Scotland. What do you think?

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National Anthem Day!

Today, in 1931, President Herbert Hoover signs a congressional act making “The Star-Spangled Banner” the official national anthem of the United States. On September 14, 1814, the sun rose over Ft. McHenry in the midst of the Battle of Baltimore. … Continue reading

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Where bluebonnets grow …

“This is the only place on Earth bluebonnets grow, and once a year they come an’ go at this old house here by the road. And when we die, we say we’ll catch some blackbird’s wing, and we will fly … Continue reading

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