Saturday Song, Little Changes with Frank Turner

Honestly, I have adored my share of little dancer boys, but I’ll take Frank Turner. We’ll, if he’ll have me. I love his new album, and I just watched this new video. Now I can’t stop smiling. Favorite moments: “We waste our energy getting angry instead of being kinder . . . . . ….

Happy Poetry Month

“Exactly what this country needs . . . we are what we believe.” For the first day of National Poetry Month in the US (Cue comments from friends who write essays about why we don’t need poetry month hoopla. As the kids say, “Whatever.”) Here is a Saturday SongHere is a Saturday Song, well-chosen by…

Tuesday Tunes from the Monkey

Since I had a busy Monday, complete with a car that failed to start before an impending Northeastern snow storm, followed by a toothache that turned into a miserable headache, I never got around to making a Music Monday post. But Milton and I were just listening to a cheerier post from one of our…

The Next Four Years, a Song on the Barricades

Monday Music with Frank Turner It’s getting late, so I’m going to keep this simple and save further writing on this topic for an upcoming post, probably the next one. For now, I just want to share a song that my son Micah shared with me the other night. It’s the perfect protest song but…

Saturday Songs with Vincent

Oh, yeah, and Frank Turner too Although the headline says “with Vincent”, sadly this post is post-Vince. No, wait, that’s not right; he’s still alive and posting on Facebook from the other side of the Pond now. I mean this is a post-Vincent’s-visit-post. Does that clear things up? I just spent most of the week…

Saturday Songs on a Sunday

One Day Late, and All Over the Place It’s the birthday of astronomer Edmund Halley (Just imagine this being read in the voice of Garrison Keillor). On November 8th, 1656 the first astronomer to predict the return of a certain comet, to be named later, was born somewhere in England. I really should look it…