Sometimes, the politics are just too much. I know who to hang with from the 13-y-o crowd!: Just for fun: And then there was another one: Peace out, and have a great weekend!
Martha Scanlan, originally from Minnesota, but now living a working on a ranch in Montana, has become popular among bluegrass and cowboy heritage circles. Her songwriting and singing are beautiful and inspiring. Her latest project, Tongue River Stories, is music written and performed on a family ranch in the Tongue River Valley of Montana. Here’s […]
Start the weekend with a jam: This punk is 13. Awesome.
You’ve probably seen the articles about what’s going on with public education these days. There’s the “it’s the Republicans fault” cry to counter the “it’s the Democrats fault“, but I’ll take the unpopular stance and say it’s OUR fault, fellow voters … or non-voters if that’s the case. Let’s review some history. The voters of […]
From a friend, here’s the docking sequence from 2001: A Space Odyssey. Hopefully, this will get your Saturday off to a pleasant start. Oh. Remember this was made in 1968.
The Tuscon memorial service for the Arizona shootings began with a rendition of Aaron Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man. (Above–Mr. Copland.) This dignified tribute of the day-to-day work of democracy, is a strong way to note the work of politics and freedom. This was the work taking place at the constituent meeting Congresswoman Giffords was holding […]
The world lost an AMAZING voice today. No auto-tuners, no gimmicks, nothing but pure talent. Have a listen … I hope she’s finally having her cake! She deserved it. An awesome voice gone too soon.
I got a haircut not so long ago. My barber often plays DVD’s of Bluegrass Gospel singers while I am getting my haircut. A song he played a few months ago that stuck with me was called “You Don’t Love God If You Don’t Love Your Neighbor.” This song is performed by a woman named […]
… written in 1949 by Rogers and Hammerstein “South Pacific received scrutiny for its commentary regarding relationships between different races and ethnic groups. In particular, ‘You’ve Got to Be Carefully Taught’ was subject to widespread criticism, judged by some to be too controversial or downright inappropriate for the musical stage. Sung by the character Lieutenant […]