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It's all too beautiful

I was listening to Patty Griffin’s divine track When it don’t come easy today and marvelling at the sheer beauty of the song and performance. It inspired me to post my top five  ‘achingly beautiful’ songs. 337 more words

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Susan’s Playlists Jul 18 - 23, 2016 – Row Your Boat

Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future. ~ Elie Wiesel

This week we tapped into the nursery rhyme wisdom of row, row, row your boat: life is but a dream except when living in the mindful present moment! 1,045 more words

Music / Playlists

The Dixie Chicks with Anderson East

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor, Maine

We all have songs that bring us right back to a particular moment in our lives. The first song I ever sang in public on my own as an adult was… 1,020 more words

My 10 favourite Springsteen covers

Did you think it was an idle threat when I said I’d be doing more of these?

I could cheat on this and just say Patty Griffin’s stolen car, Bowie’s hard to be a saint, and the entire of Pony Face’s brilliant Nebraska tribute. 849 more words


Friday News and Notes

I’m having a really hard time breaking out of my Brexit WTF stupor, but here is a picture of my daughter wearing a hat that’s way too big for her, and here are a few news and notes items, for what they’re worth: 443 more words


Dixie Chicks Live: long time gone, but back once again

The balance skewed Taking The Long Way-heavy (although “Easy Silence, complete with a lyrical video, and the unexpected and rarely performed “Silent House” were fabulous), which allowed banjos, fiddles and dobros to act as accents opposed to centerpieces for the majority of the evening. 576 more words

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Dixie Chicks Live: long time gone, but back once again

If there was ever a time for Dixie Chicks to mount a comeback tour in the United States, it would be now, while we’re in the midst of the most decisive presidential election in our nation’s history. 714 more words

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