Monthly Archives: December 2009

A Second Christmas Dinner

A few days after Christmas we had the honor of having all three sons here for dinner plus one son’s girlfriend.  Although we had the same crew the night before, I was worn out and all I could pull together … Continue reading

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A Chanticleer Christmas

Chanticleer’s a capella harmonies are amazing.  Scott and I heard this on our local public radio station last night and it builds to a spine-tingling finish.  The space they are singing in becomes an extra factor in the concert, offering … Continue reading

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Renee Fleming, Yo Yo, Blossom Dearie, and well, you know who…

What is lovely in this is the string arrangement.  Renee Fleming, if you don’t know of her, is the star soprano of the Metropolitan Opera.  She likes to stretch her wings and try other material.  In this case, a Blossom … Continue reading

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‘Metochoi’ is gone.

I met ‘Metochoi’ on a message board about the controversial Ezzo parenting curriculum. He was a pastor of a little church in Nowhere, Texas whose church had been torn up by adherents to the curriculum.   He was mad.  A … Continue reading

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Advent 3 – Hymns

The choir is really building up! We have had three new members volunteer since Scott and I joined – driven by desperation to drown us out most likely! If we are all present there are now 8 voices in the … Continue reading

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Bridge Night – Creamy Sausage Stew

We have begun to have a semi-regular get together to play bridge with our middle son and his sweetheart.  Bridge is pretty fun, actually, though we are all stumbling beginners at it. Last night I made a meal to go … Continue reading

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