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"Mondays with Mary" - Marian Hymns and the Benedictine Monks of St. Maurice & St. Maur

Continuing our theme and journey into Marian hymns through sacred music, this week I am turning to the Benedictine Monks of the Abbey of Saint-Maurice & Saint Maur, Clervaux. 341 more words


Ode to Joy

Musical memory…is there such a thing?

I’ve heard of muscle memory. How a person can hop on a bicycle despite any recent pedaling and still take a spin as if they rode yesterday. 366 more words

The "Gilmore Girls" reunion movies: Lots of hits, lots of big misses. An NFL kicker sings an amazing "Ave Maria." And a weekend at a hotel pool reminds me of how far we've come

With the hindsight of about two hours, I’ll admit it:

There’s no way the “Gilmore Girls” reunion movies could’ve lived up to my full expectations. I’d loved this remarkable television series so much, and had been so excited when I heard creators Amy and Dan Palladino were making four 1.5 hour “episodes” to wrap the series up, that I knew when it finally arrived I’d probably be a little disappointed. 885 more words