The other day I found a perfect excerpt to share with you. In my beloved Weiss & Taruskin textbook from college lie some words as true today as they were when written 425 years ago. William Byrd, who I like to believe is one of my husband’s ancestors, was a 16th century English church composer and … Continue reading »
I told you last time that I don’t exactly identify with actors. With that said, they do certainly provide a fair amount of amusement. To cap off our Arts @ the Aviary meeting last Sunday, Nathan Bird and Elisabeth Smith participated in a competition of epic proportions. Have you ever read Dr. Seuss’s book Fox in Socks? *Thank you Nathan’s brother … Continue reading »
Betcha can’t watch this without laughing. Thanks, Amanda Ameer, for the tip.
French singer and songwriter Georges Moustaki passed away today. This song was playing on the radio as I drove home late tonight. I had never heard of him before. The music is beautiful. One cannot but think of a French cafe. I’ve never been to a French cafe (unless watching Sabrina counts [I know, it doesn't]), but … Continue reading »
I want to write a poem real quick. Perhaps I’ll write a limerick. The problem is, I don’t recall Quite what a limerick is at all. I could get up and seek it out, But that’s not what this is about. I aim to do it fast and slick, So what comes out is what … Continue reading »