The Music of Words

I’m a musician. I play keyboard instruments mainly. Over the years, I’ve had the pleasure of using my talents to entertain audiences, to minister as organist and choir director for two different churches, to help facilitate weddings and funerals for scores of families, to compose and orchestrate numerous songs, and to teach others to useContinue reading “The Music of Words”

Meloncholy Monday

I’m having a rather melancholy Monday, so I decided to just post a picture that makes me feel happy.  I played this piano for years. So did one of my best friends in the world. So did the master pianist Liberace. What a colorful past it’s had. It has a new home in Georgia now.Continue reading “Meloncholy Monday”

Musical Memories That Ebb and Flow Like the Tide

Today’s Daily Post prompt: tide  brought back memories of a popular singing duo from the 1960’s and early ’70’s. The Righteous Brothers (actually two unrelated young men: Bill Medley and Bobby Hatfield) topped the music charts a number of times. One of their well-remembered songs was “Ebb Tide”. It never rose to the heights thatContinue reading “Musical Memories That Ebb and Flow Like the Tide”

Share Your World 2016 – Week 36 (?)

? Visit Cee’s Photography to learn how to take part in “Share Your World.” Question # 1: If you were given a boat or a yacht today, what would you name it? “Serenity” Question # 2: Which of Snow White’s 7 dwarfs describes you best: (Doc, Happy, Bashful, Sleepy, Sneezy, Grumpy, Dopey)? Plus, what wouldContinue reading “Share Your World 2016 – Week 36 (?)”

Daily Post Prompt: Music – ‘Word Music’

I’m a musician. I play keyboard instruments mainly. Over the years, I’ve had the pleasure of using my talents to entertain in various venues, to minister as organist and choir director for two different churches, to help facilitate weddings and funerals for scores  of families, to compose and orchestrate numerous songs, and to teach othersContinue reading “Daily Post Prompt: Music – ‘Word Music’”

Prompt Nights – Music

This week’s “Prompt Nights” theme is music. I planned to write a brand new piece for the challenge, but I just kept being pulled back in my own mind to a piece I wrote some time ago. I know I shared a poem I had written previously for last week’s theme as well, and IContinue reading “Prompt Nights – Music”

Share Your World Week 41

To join in the fun of Cee’s Share Your World Challenge, just follow the link to her site and get all the details. Question # 1:  What genre of music do you like? Easy Listening/Swing/Soft Rock.     Question # 2:  What is the worst thing you ate this last week? I love food. NothingContinue reading “Share Your World Week 41”

Poems From My Past

Decided to visit some poems from my past.  I had almost forgotten about writing some of these, so I dusted them off and stuck them into a brand new post for all the readers who are new to my site in the past couple of years. Hope you enjoy them.   WELL, I’LL BE BLOGGED!Continue reading “Poems From My Past”

Share Your World, 2015 – Week 21

Cee’s instructions this week are to choose four subjects from a list she has posted. Under each of those subjects, list four things. So here goes. FAVORITE SONGS: (This is a particularly difficult category because as a musician, I have some songs that are my favorites to play, but then as a listener, there areContinue reading “Share Your World, 2015 – Week 21”

100-Word Challenge for Grownups – Week 119 – Carried on a Song

It’s nice to be able to participate again this week in Julia’s 100-word story challenge. It’s been a while since I got a chance to take part, so I’ve enjoyed this time around, and I hope the rest of you are enjoying coming up with your own stories as well. Here’s my offering: CARRIED ONContinue reading “100-Word Challenge for Grownups – Week 119 – Carried on a Song”

Friday Fictioneers – 10/25/13 — ‘Requiem’

This week’s Friday Fictioneers challenge just cried out for a poem rather than prose, so I’ve told my story in verse this time. The photo is compliments of our hostess, Rochelle Wiseoff-Fields. My story is below the picture. REQUIEM What? You ask how did it happen? Torn asunder piece by piece? I admit it wasContinue reading “Friday Fictioneers – 10/25/13 — ‘Requiem’”

Sending You a Song

I “borrowed” this video link from Gerry at  http://cobbies69.wordpress.com/2013/08/21/award-from-karen/ I’m sending it out to all of my terrific blogging friends. Thank you for adding so much to my life by becoming part of my cyberspace family. Gerry and I were just discussing the other day the fact that we wouldn’t want to have to dealContinue reading “Sending You a Song”