Sat. Oct 24th, 2020

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I‘ve received so many warm wishes for the coming year, I’ve been tirelessly trying to come up with my way of responding. Shirley Horn’s rendition of Here’s to Life seems to summarize my response to all of my well wishers. I hope you'll enjoy my response, and, if you like Shirley Horn’s sensual delivery, you’ll love her album Here’s to Life.... Read More
Opera and Classical music singers hardly receive coverage or recognition in our contemporary environment. As I exercised today at the gym while listening to my iTunes playlist, suddenly "The Holy City", sung by living legend Jessye Norman began to play— I was mesmerized by the rendition from the beginning until it ended. Hopefully you'll enjoy this beautiful voice as much as I do.... Read More
[embedyt] Because of all of the negative energy emanating from the airwaves, I've been desperate for some positive relief. It just so happened that as iTunes shuffled through my playlist and Moms Mabley's The Best of Moms (Mabley) and Pigmeat, Volume 1 by Chess Records began to play. I was transported back in time to the 1970s & 1980s when one could hear wholesome humor—clean and funny standup comedy.... Read More
Food for Thought! A friend of mine sent me the attached video in which the speaker shares her thoughts on the roles the Black Lives Matter Movement, Barack Obama, and the Media played in the successful election of Donald Trump. In the discourse, the speaker reveals the names of 42 people of color killed by the Police since a week before the 2016 election of Donald Trump.... Read More