Tag: Music

Life as A Miracle: Purdue Party Meet

Life as a Miracle – it’s a great way to live. Filled with wonder, in-the-moment, unfettered and free, it fuels peace, love, joy, and contentment.

Speaking of peace, love, joy, and contentment, as well as the miracles of life, here’s the tale of a chance meeting that altered the path of my life: the night I met The Man.… ...

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“You remember that! You remember that!”

 

My husband and I enjoyed nostalgic outdoor concerts in the various Orange County, CA parks throughout the summer. One of the premiums of high density living is the abundance of choice. While there’s the inherent traffic – because, after all, what narcissist would assume to be the only one on the road?… ...

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Tapestry

Zippety-doo-dahMy Mini Cooper, Zippy-Doo-Dah, is 6 years old. Woo-Hoo for her!

Woo-Hoo for me, too, because she’s low mileage, long paid for, and the extended warranty has covered many of the legendary Mini foibles. As well as my driving around corners on two wheels – Ha!… ...

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Life as a Miracle: Seven Turns

We’ve returned from a visit with forty-year friends, a couple with whom we ‘co-courted’. Courting seems a quaint term, perhaps, but applies because we were all beyond ‘dating’ and, well, date is a calendared term linked to age… Which causes one to contemplate history, which couples and dear friends have.… ...

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Living Life as a Miracle: US

On Monday I shared my view of an enormously satisfying event and I hope that you’ve been graced with sighting it, too: a Taurid meteor shower. What a treat of Nature! “Look! Up in the sky, it’s —-!”  http://pjcolandoblog.com/you-are-a-shooting-star/

Ten years ago, Larry and I celebrated another unearthly magical night, an arena rock event with music that soared into space.… ...

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Coachella is not a handbag brand

CountryAt raucous provocation rock-and-roll music excels, bested only by rap for how it can build you up from what beat you down.

Some bands begin with their name, but talent is what truly makes the name:

Beck, Tool, Rage Against the Machine, Jane’s Addiction, The Chemical Brothers, Bjork, Oasis, Foo Fighters, Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Radiohead, The Cure, Coldplay, Black Star, Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, Tuesto, Jack Johnson, Prince, Roger Waters, Paul McCartney, The Killers, The Cure, Jay-Z, Muse, Gorillaz, Kings of Leon, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, The Strokes, Swedish House Mafia, The Black Keys, Dr.… ...

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Harmony

We went to a marvelous Christmas concert last night: organ, trumpet, flute, harp, and a magnificent soprano intertwining melodies in spectacular holiday spectacle.
The audience was invited to join in a half-dozen carols and we rose to the occasion. I loved that portion of the show more than most, for I have the gift of contralto.

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