Tag Archives: music

Multifarious ViNyL 1980s Music (& ever-evolving me)

Last week John Scalzi posted a Crowded House song (over on his Whatever blog) that reminded me of multiple Split Enz albums stashed in storage the past 20+ years. I’d been meaning to unearth my hibernating collection, so launched operation … Continue reading

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a little retro Light (whenever!)

Feeling a little retro yesterday I was grooving to Van Morrison and cleaning the house when an old favorite blared out I hadn’t heard in years. Hitting replay between cleaning passes, ’twas like being reintroduced to an old friend. Powerful … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace (jazzzzingly amazing!)

It’s been an Amazing Grace kind of week, thinking of Mama. This morning it was the first hymn we sang at church. So, here’s a bit of amazing music to uplift your soul today. A friend recently gifted me with … Continue reading

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snapshot(s) & whatnot: …oh, joy begin…

THE SNAPSHOT(s) (From Hermanus, South Africa)  Oh, joy begin… …again… …again & again & again… Oh, joy begin. … & WHATNOT Last nite Stephen Colbert hosted DAVE MATTHEWS on his show. I have been a Dave Matthews groupie for quite … Continue reading

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Waking It Up with Ladysmith Black Mambazo : )

Altho some of us are reeling a bit amidst our wildly wacky world, give this YouTube video a watch & be inspired by the message (& music) of Ladysmith Black Mambazo with Jennifer Saran & Carlos Santana. “If you think … Continue reading

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Come, Ye Disconsolate …

The Advent post-a-day gig here @ Roses in the Rubble covered quite a few carols and music compilations because Virginia, your humble blogger, loves music, especially Christmas music.  For Lent we don’t seem to focus so much on music, except … Continue reading

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…be still my soul…

This week we are missing Papa(!) We miss him for so many reasons – not just our daily interactions & the spiritual guidance he doled out regularly, but the way he wrote his love on our hearts by his effervescent presence … Continue reading

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