Watching The Voice this evening. The show is not engaging enough for me to simply watch without a distraction. One of the performers (Rob Taylor) covered “I put a spell on you“. He’s a capable performer, but I’ve heard a better version of the classic. In our family, the Halloween classic Hocus Pocus with Bette Midler …
As you grow older, your role changes. As a younger family member, I tolerated the stories my parents shared with the family history. The oldest generation feels they have an obligation to ensure their heritage is not lost. As each year passes, I’m getting closer and closer to being that person. I’m not there yet …
I like pretty much everything in this easy to read but longer (profanity-filled) advice column. I like it so much in fact that I’m not going to ‘excerpt it’ here – go read it in its original state.
Soulful Slavs These Women –
The best way for me to understand my mental state is to consider the music I find most satisfying. Currently, my tastes are trending toward more traditional, contemplative acoustic performances. #MusicMonday
Earlier this year while working at the Kenwood Mall in Cincinnati, a patron at the store where Michelle worked struck up a conversation with Michelle. The woman (Charlene) was purchasing apparel for her daughter (Grace) who had recently graduated from High School and who was planning on taking a tour of Europe in celebration of …
After finally succumbing to the Emerald Ash Borer, we have had the two Ash trees removed.
When we got home this evening we discovered the long suffering Corkscrew Willow had fallen. It’s been shucking brittle branches in to our backyard for the past four years so it’s no surprise. But man, it fell so well – not in our neighbors yard, not on the boat, not on the house, not on the fence. Perfect
In one day it’s gone from this: to this (below). If you include the wind chill, that’s a 73 degree swing in temperature! I’m looking forward to getting above zero.
We toured New York city this past week while picking up Michelle from her co-op role. I’ve included some pictures and a map of the sites visited.