Category Archives: music

What’s humming?

From time to time I talk tunes here on the blog.  I’ve never been any sort of musician, never played an instrument (except for the piano, badly), can’t sing on key if my life depended on it.  But music looms … Continue reading

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The moment, and trying to live in it…

Words are my thing.  I love them:  learning them, using them, imagining them.  Sometimes I feel I’m at my best in words; on paper, they can express my feelings at times better than I can verbalize.  It’s a little safer … Continue reading

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Not the “Same Old Lang Syne”

And I mean no disrespect to Dan Fogelberg, may he rest in peace.  There was a time when I loved that song but I’m no longer into feeling regret and longing as I transition into a New Year.  But I … Continue reading

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Atypical female thoughts…

The stereotype about women indicates we like to shop, have our nails done, have our hair done and dress up all of the time.  I’m happy to say I don’t fit that stereotype, not by a long shot.  Don’t get … Continue reading

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What songs are on your music device?

The main character in my novel, The Quarry’s Child, Meg Riley, has eclectic tastes in music.  Her iPod, iPhone and iPad contain a wide variety of tunes.  As a child of the 1970s, Meg’s musical foundation lies in Classic Rock.  … Continue reading

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My one particular harbor

“I know I don’t get there often enough/God knows I surely try/It’s a magic kind of medicine/That no doctor could prescribe.”  –Jimmy Buffett, “One Particular Harbor” This is a sentiment that runs through my head quite often.  My one particular … Continue reading

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