Category Archives: music

On Music

The love of nature and the arts transcend political and social boundaries. There seems to be a nearly universal love of music. The music varies from culture to culture and each of us has a favorite genre. We have favorite … Continue reading

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On Radio Day

One day, long ago, a fellow media arts student once quipped that I had a good face for radio. I didn’t know if I’d been complimented or broadsided, so I responded with a smile. My chosen profession did not require … Continue reading

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Determined

“Amongst the qualities a hero should have, I would include determination, loyalty, courage, perseverance, patience, focus, intrepidity and selflessness.”–popular actor and singer, Ricky Martin The Carlo Wostry painting of Ludwig van Beethoven is my favorite depiction of a classical music … Continue reading

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Offensive

One of the new employees at the thrift store sported a tee-shirt that was emblazzoned with “Warning Offensive”. I was not offended at all by the shirt nor the young man wearing it. I did a double-take and could only … Continue reading

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Upon Hearing HAL’s Song

For the umpteenth time, I watched Stanley Kubrik’s “2001: A Space Odyssey”. This occured during a lull in activity this past weekend. The scene in which HAL the computer is being shut down became the prompt for today’s short post. … Continue reading

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Subdued …Floral Friday

Music from three different CD Boxed sets played in sequence on the DVD changer while I casually assembled this week’s projects for the blog. There were two requirements for each project: they would use a swung art glass vase; and … Continue reading

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My Way

I rarely hear Frank Sinatra’s hit song “My Way” anymore. It used to be a staple of middle of the road and EZ-listening radio stations back in the day. I stumbled across an old CD containing the tune earlier this … Continue reading

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