Category Archives: 2020

Sunday Pipes #46

Here is a special treat…. from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, this is Winter.  This piece was was written for four violins, but the pipe organ adaptation is nothing less than stunning plus it has a little more  power behind it. As … Continue reading

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Friday’s Are Wearing On Me

Last Friday, while driving home after a long week at the office,  I had a chance encounter with a very large raccoon that decided to wander out in front of my car . . . it was dark . . … Continue reading

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My Christmas Song

Maybe not a “real” Christmas song, but its my Christmas song. Originally found on the 1978,  Heavy Horses Album, with  a re-mastered version appearing on the 2003  Christmas Album.    (The re-mastered link is such a better version of the … Continue reading

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On Gratitude

Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. –Melody Beattie   It is amazing how one little redhead can change the way you look at the world. She helps me make sense … Continue reading

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Bloody Brilliant!

“Bloody Brilliant” as went one of the comments. Andrew Cotter, Olive and Mabel are undeniably international celebrities and below is their latest venture in to the world of making people smile. There are several nuances to this commercial and may … Continue reading

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Sunday Pipes #45

How could I pass this up?….listen while you are doing something else… and you’ll do it better. Recorded earlier today across the pond.  

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Settling In

I’m 3/4 of the way through being 60.  Sadly, I find most of the declarations below accurate. Maybe you do also? The Perks of being over 60. Your supply of brain cells is finally down to a manageable size. Your … Continue reading

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December

December is a month, but it is also an epic album by pianist George Winston. Released in 1982, I didn’t stumble on it to around 1988, when I was introduced to Windham Hill Records, but have been listening to it … Continue reading

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Tuesday Trivia

Did you know that in Las Vegas, NV, there are more Catholic Churches than casinos. Not all that surprisingly, some worshippers at Sunday Mass will put casino chips in the collection baskets. Since the diocese receives chips from dozens of … Continue reading

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Sunday Pipes #44. 1st Sunday of Advent

Today, November 29th is the First Sunday in Advent. . . the day when Christians around the world begin preparations for Christmas Day and celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. Every year since I was a child, I recall hearing … Continue reading

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