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Satchmo Again

A few more.

I try to keep my promises to you. So, here are a few more pictures from the Satchmo second line. I think I mentioned yesterday, that we honor famous trumpeter player Louis Armstrong with a festival. 191 more words

Ray Laskowitz

Satchmo Second Line

Satchmo Second Line.

Now this second line has some serious tradition behind it. We celebrate Louis Armstrong’s birthday in New Orleans with a jazz festival that starts on Friday and lasts for three days. 240 more words

Ray Laskowitz

The Sweetness of Dogs

Camden in Sedona

“The Sweetness of Dogs” by Mary Oliver from Dog Songs

What do you say, Percy? I am thinking
of sitting out on the sand to watch… 139 more words



The legendary Louis “Satchmo Pops” Armstrong is the most recognizable icon in music history.  There’ll never be another like him.  The Satchmo Summerfest will be happening in New Orleans.  319 more words

Wacky Holiday

"A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence."*...

Decode the pictures above– and experience synesthesia– at “This Is What Musical Notes Actually Look Like.”

* Leopold Stokowski


As we move to the music of the spheres, 64 more words

Goodbye, Sweet Satch

Today we said goodbye to another member of our family. We almost lost Satch a year ago, but our miraculous vet was able to save him and give us a “bonus” year with him. 85 more words

L is for Louis Armstrong in Africa #AtoZchallenge Historical Treasure @AprilA2Z Video

When I mentioned our older sons are from Ethiopia, Irene said, “Oh, I lived there for a while.” I was floored. You read her memoirs of World War 2 and the Cold War and think you know so much, but Irene is full of surprises and great stories. 212 more words

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