Month: December 2016

  • French music que j’aime

    French music que j’aime

    I’ve told you about my music problem, right? I grew up in small-town Idaho where the only radio stations were hard rock, Top 40, pop country, and painfully easy listening. But we had a Rainbow Records store. In the age of Spotify and YouTube it feels so foreign now that I would wait for the weekly…

  • Post-Christmas Letdown

    Post-Christmas Letdown

    I always get a little sad after Christmas. I have very high expectations every holiday season. And I love it all – the music, the family and friends, the gifts, the movies, the lights, the less-mundane-than-usual thoughts and activities. None of these things really have to be limited to Christmastime. If we’re so inclined, we could incorporate…

  • Merry Christmas 2016!

    Dueling time-lapse videos – Christmas Eve taffy pull vs. Christmas morning excitement: Oh Little Town of Bethlehem in matching pajamas: In the Bleak Midwinter, also in matching pajamas: