The hectic call to decorate for Christmas from the fabulous musical, Mame, never fails to stream on my mental playlist come December. Out of necessity, we sit … Continue reading Deck that Evergreen, Now!
Music enlivened our November this year! It started with The Daughter’s District Chorus audition (which was successful), to my rehearsals and performance with the choir at St. John’s, Hampton, of the Faure Requiem for All Saints Evensong, to several Bellissima … Continue reading November Snapshots
There is no question that music is an enormous part of the holiday season. We all have favorite Christmas carols, although we might disagree on the timing of when to sing them. Pop culture has given us fun, seasonal songs … Continue reading Christmas Operetta – Laud to the Nativity
What moistens the lip and what brightens the eye? What calls back the past, like the rich Pumpkin pie? The Pumpkin John Greenleaf Whittier, 1807 – 1892 Oh, greenly and fair in the lands of the sun, The vines of … Continue reading The Pumpkin and a Prayer
Let all the world in ev’ry corner sing: My God and King. The heavens are not too high, His praise may thither flie; The earth is not too low, His praises there may grow. Let all the world in ev’ry … Continue reading Let all the world in every corner sing
By The Daughter of course! Between our on-again-off-again decision to minimize, and in order to free up some storage space for #1 Son, we are going through binders and file boxes and bins. It’s been rather fun for everyone. Continue reading Garner Royal Family Portrait