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What a diff'rence...

…a year makes. I  began this blog (officially) on June 28, 2016.  It seems like a reason to celebrate.  It’s time to say Thank You to you, the readers. 660 more words

Globe Theatre 2017 Romeo And Juliet - Review

Lord, this bitter earth,
Yes, can be so cold.
Today you’re young,
Too soon, you’re old.

As a self-confessed Luhrmann-ophobe, when hearing the many comparisons between the 1996 screen adaptation and the production kicking off the Globe Theatre’s ‘Summer of Love’ (and even some claims that the latter made the former seem subtle), I was gritting my teeth, biting my thumb, and preparing myself for bitter hatred.

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In the last two weeks of February, the music industry released a veritable flood of interesting albums across a wide spectrum of genres. I’ve been busy listening to music searching for those albums that I can genuinely endorse with enthusiasm. 1,357 more words

What a diff'rence a day makes

Twenty-four little hours
Brought the sun
and the flowers
Where there used to be rain

Had to humalong to this Dinah Washington song
(won a Grammy Award for Best Rhythm & Blues Recording 1960) 43 more words

Near Blackpool

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is gearing up to celebrate the Ella Fitzgerald  centennial. The program will pay tribute to the artist’s legendary music through performances featuring… 210 more words


Thursday in Corporate Hell (Part 1)

I was originally working from home this morning but, thanks to last night’s snow storm, we lost all power forcing me into Ground Zero of… 147 more words