Audio Short Stories — My Newest Project

Do you enjoy just sitting back and listening to stories? Then you’ll enjoy my newest project: Audio Short Stories. You’ll find the first story on YouTube now. I’ll make it really easy for you and insert it right here, but if you like it, hop over to the YouTube site so you can click theContinue reading “Audio Short Stories — My Newest Project”

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”

Coffee Thursday 4/13/17: The Story of Maxwell House Coffee

` One of my favorite coffees is Maxwell House. I also really enjoy Folger’s and one or two other brands. But my family and I used Maxwell House regularly for years.  One of my favorite places to live has always been Nashville, Tennessee, and, interestingly enough, Maxwell House coffee was born there. A colonel byContinue reading “Coffee Thursday 4/13/17: The Story of Maxwell House Coffee”

Daily Post Prompt: Together

Togetherness was certainly the theme of this classic movie scene from “Shall We Dance.” (1937). The song is by Gus Kahn and Harry M. Woods. It’s sung on this video  by husband and wife duo Steve Lawrence and Edie Gorme. Skaters are Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, who made many wonderful movies ‘side by side.’Continue reading “Daily Post Prompt: Together”

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”

Ever Wish You Were a Wiener?

“Oh, I’d love to be an Oscar Meyer wiener. That is what I’d truly like to be. ‘Cause if I were an Oscar Meyer wiener, Everyone would be in love with me.” This jingle kept running through my mind when I was up about 5:00 this morning. I couldn’t get rid of it, so IContinue reading “Ever Wish You Were a Wiener?”

A City Celebrates Thanksgiving

Every year for decades now, my hometown has celebrated Thanksgiving Day with a city-wide community dinner. Over a hundred people volunteer for all the preparation, serving, and clean-up work, which takes weeks. Hundreds of citizens from our own town and from several surrounding communities converge on our civic center that day and celebrate together, expressingContinue reading “A City Celebrates Thanksgiving”

My First Venture Into YouTube Posts

Well, this week, I finally took the plunge to learn how to set up a YouTube account and channel — and then start posting videos. I began with the audio of healing scriptures read by my father. Of course, I had to add still pictures and convert them into what YouTube calls a “movie.” ItContinue reading “My First Venture Into YouTube Posts”