Category Archives: Music

The Symphony

It was glorious. If you have never been, go. Continue reading

Posted in Beethoven, Community, Cooperation, creativity, Culture, Music, Symphony | 7 Comments

Top 5 Covers

It’s cold. We need some covers. Continue reading

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On Blue (or maybe white) Dresses, and Interpreting Deuteronomy and Hozier

Is there always One Correct Interpretation, or can language convey more than one true meaning? Continue reading

Posted in Biblical interpretation, Billy Collins, Bookof Deuteronomy, Communication, Hozier, metaphors, Music, Philosophy, Poetry, pop culture, Questions, religion, Spirituality, Truth, Words, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Susan’s Eyes

What she needed Was a scientist or maybe a poet, A friend… To observe her. To learn her. To see the kaleidoscope Of her eyes. They weren’t always black. They’ve deepened with experience. They are water And patience Color and … Continue reading

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Cinematic Doppelgangers

I wonder if any of you relate as well to a cinematic character as I do to Kathleen. Continue reading

Posted in Actors, Books, Butterflies, courage, Dream Jobs, flowers, humor, just for fun, Meg Ryan, movies, Music, You've Got Mail | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

A Christmas Wish

Merry Christmas, dear readers. Continue reading

Posted in amaryllis, beauty, Christmas, dancing, flowers, Grace, joy, Language of Flowers, Music, Peace, YouTube | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Letting Them Rest

Life may be brief, but love is eternal. Continue reading

Posted in current events, death, Grace, Grief, love, Music, Nelson Mandela, Newtown Connecticut Shooting, pain, Peace, Suffering | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments


The Cup Game lives on. Continue reading

Posted in Contemporary Christian Music, cups, games, happiness, just for fun, ministry, Music, pop culture, Quotes, Rich Mullins, Singing, summer, teenagers, YouTube | 4 Comments

Rodalena Recipes: Summer Songs and Afternoon Delight

Summer has its own sound track, headlined, of course by Ella’s “Summertime.” That’s The Summer Song, dang it, the American Anthem of Summer. But, there’s others. Summer songs, for me, are porch songs, listened to and sung along with at … Continue reading

Posted in Afternoon Delight, Cooking, Dixie Chicks, hymns, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Music, pop culture, Recipes, Rodalena Recipes, Roots, Simple Living, Spirituality, summer, The Avett Brothers, The Wailin' Jennys, YouTube | 15 Comments

Rodalena Recipes: Kick-Heiny Green Beans

Want some? I thought so. Continue reading

Posted in America, Cooking, Food, Hillbilly Comfort Food, Kick-Heiny Green Beans, Music, Quotes, Rodalena Recipes, YouTube | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments