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Time flies when you’re imagining Louis Armstrong making love

Oh, my? Is it really 4 o’clock already? Boy, time really does fly while you’re sitting at your desk imagining legendary jazzman Louis Armstrong making love! 404 more words


The Song of the Three Young Men

Limbourg Brothers

Following on from the Canticle of the Sun of Saint Francis in the previous post, here is:

The Song of the Three Jews… 878 more words


Easy Living

Gabriel was just here for an absolutely wonderful three week visit, and we did something that I don’t typically do: American tourism. I’ve been quite a few places in the country, but most of that is due to two things: visiting family, and attending Speech and Debate tournaments. 1,722 more words


My Record Deal

“Just listening to your recording. It appears you are white.”

“Yes… Is that in my recording?”

“I gathered that from some things. Not to mention your skin color.” 415 more words

What a wonderful world!

No one sings “What a wonderful world!” quite like Satchmo did. I never tire of listening to it. Part of what I hear in that song is about family. 108 more words


Dog Days, Dog Stars and Backatown

The dog days of summer are here. Many of the city’s best restaurants are closed for a two-week break. Many of our friends are some place else.  152 more words

Ray Laskowitz

I am here....

We were dropped onto the tarmac more than we landed at MSY, The New Orlean airport. After a ridiculous amount of flight delays I was very relieved to finally arrive. 489 more words