Category Archives: Music

Music is important to me: concerts I sing, concerts I listen to, recordings I like/don’t like.

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Sunday Scribblings: 2015-01-04

Since I’m away from home, and can’t sing with my usual choir, I thought I’d try singing along with a You-tube video. Mozart, yeah, Mozart! So, I found this: Continue reading

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Blogging challenges for 2015

Since this isn’t a single-theme blog, and my main goal is to become better at writing non-technical non-fiction, I use blogging challenges to prompt me to write outside my comfort zone. NaNoBloPo (originally National Blog Posting Month; now continues with … Continue reading

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Old Reads: Swarmatron

On my way to reading an article by Atul Gawande in the January 24, 2011 issue of the New Yorker, I stumbled on a Talk of the Town piece about an odd electronic instrument called the Swarmatron. Hadn’t paid attention … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday: As SLow aS Possible

Time. Before/After. Early/Late. Deadlines. Stress. It’s hard to be mindful when your life is deadline-driven. Clients think they need everything yesterday. Assignment instructions always include ASAP: As Soon As Possible. Taking time to smell the flowers can feel like negligence … Continue reading

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Making a joyful noise again!

I retired from my church soloist job at the end of last season for a number of reasons. We planned to be out of town for several Sundays in September and October, (a time when it’s almost impossible to get … Continue reading

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