Thank You Very Much!

It's my favorite time of the year! I love the whole fall into winter turn of the seasons, and I especially love the holiday season. I think maybe having my birthday so close to Christmas must have made it just that much more special to me growing up. And I love the music and all the fun and sappy Christmas movies and specials too. I didn't know it then, but when I was 10 I discovered what was to become my favorite one of all. It was 1970 and I saw that year the made for TV musical production of Scrooge.... Read More...

Pete Fountain "The Blues"

When I was in Jr. High my big sister came home with a Pete Fountain album called "The Blues". It was right around the time I was obsessed with Tolkien's The Hobbit, and as I read and re-read that book, this album was playing and playing, and playing again, over and over. To this day I can't hear a song from Pete Fountain's "The Blues" without seeing in my mind's eye Thorin Oakenshield & Company riding their ponies in the rain, cloak hoods pulled up against the wet wind with little Bilbo Baggins bopping along in tow. I kid you not. It's Hobbit music to me... Read More...

Hello, 2010!

Hello, hello! It’s a New Year again! Funny how that just keeps on happening year after year, huh? Well, this year is off to a particularly good start for me. I spent part of my holiday season in London with my friend V, and we had a really good time. It was great!
Best Holiday Ever. Happy

This is I think the 3rd time now....