Category Archives: music

Hearing Noises

Just a few moments ago the furnace cycled off then a second later there was a “boom” noise. It was the sound of the sheet metal ductwork returning to its resting shape. Over the past few years, the combination of … Continue reading

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Danke Schön

Short song fragments of “Danke Schoen” are going through my mind at this moment. In fact, these same fragments have been looping through my mental jukebox for at least the past couple of weeks. “Danke schoen, darling, danke schoen Thank … Continue reading

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Private Dancer

When some catchy music comes on the radio or your device, do you tap your toes? Do you sway your body or nod your head? If you’re all alone, do you actually dance? Well, I do. I’m a private dancer. … Continue reading

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Inspired By Igor …Floral Friday

Igor Stravinsky’s “Жар-птица” (The Firebird) was playing on the stereo as I gathered materials and inspiration for this week’s floral experiments. It’s a beautifully dramatic ballet score that is a go-to piece of music I love. As the hour progressed, … Continue reading

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Listening To Music

While engaging in the never-ending habit of perusing my archives, I stumbled upon an old copy of “Love Devotion Surrender” by Carlos Santana and Mahavishnu John McLaughlin. It’s a record I haven’t picked up in decades. Suddenly I was overwhelmed … Continue reading

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Value

It’s been a year since a lock of hair brought $35,000 at auction. The four-inch long swatch of hair was snipped from Beatle John Lennon’s head in Hamburg, Germany in 1966 by barber Klaus Baruck. Paul Fraser, a collector of … Continue reading

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Frustrated Desires

The daydream took place in Egypt. I had projected my mind back to New Years Eve 1999 and was in a sea of hundreds of thousands of people. The event was one I had wanted to attend but the realities … Continue reading

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