Oh, What the heck. After staying up and tweaking the audio as much as I could, I wavered on whether or not I’d post this. To be honest, I was afraid my rendition would scare away any potential lead vocalists, and planned to do a more polished, edited vocal track in the studio. But try… Read More Christmas Without You – YouTube
Here’s a track I posted several years ago. The song has a melody but I just didn’t feel motivated enough this Christmas to do a slick production with vocals. Part of the problem is it’s a sad song, written soon after a breakup, and I’m very happy these days! Would love to take the best of… Read More A Sad Song on a Happy Day!
…to get ready for Christmas!🎄 I always find it a bit tacky and insensitive when people switch on their outdoor Christmas lights before Remembrance Day. And the stores… well, they started stocking their Xmas trinkets around Halloween this year. Consumer-mas…💰 So what does Christmas mean to you? For me, it’s a lot of things. Memories,… Read More Now we can begin…
just as much as Christmas! In my mind’s eye, I mean… Most of you probably know that Saturnalia was a huge Roman holiday that took place roughly the same time as our Christmas. The Christian church, after it had ideologically and spiritually conquered Rome decided to make the date for Christmas on the same day… Read More Maybe cos of global warming… but I’m seeing Saturnalia out my window…
Even though it was Christmas Eve, the astronauts didn’t want to alienate those who don’t celebrate the holiday. Lovell explained that “The first 10 verses of Genesis is the foundation of many of the world’s religions, not just the Christian religion.” On December 24, 1968, the crew of Apollo 8 spoke to the world while… Read More Recalling Apollo 8’s famous quotes and photos while spending Christmas in space | Opinion
My evening walk to the banking machine last night. I’m finding that walking is really helping to clear out the ‘junk’ that can accumulate from staying indoors for too long. Before the pandemic, I went to almost daily Mass at noon. But these days, I have scratched that. Not to say that I have lost… Read More Don’t let Covid make a Grinch out of you
I get this grinchy pleasure out of turning off the Christmas lights at bedtime. It’s like closing down a shop or something. Once the lights are off, a sort of dark mystique comes over the place. This usually happens quite late as I tend to be a night owl. Can’t decide which I like best… Read More Frosted Snowflakes
Nice background music for a sleepy Sunday. Feeling the Christmas cheer, I began thinking about something I have thought about several times before. Could I have a serious relationship with a Jew, Muslim or Hindu? How about an agnostic? I usually come up with the answer… Yes because they could be wonderful people despite our… Read More Jonas Kaufmann – It’s Christmas!
Want a more sustainable holiday? Looking for an eco-friendly Christmas tree? Here’s why buying a real Christmas tree this year can help the planet. Source: Real vs. Fake—Which Christmas tree is better for the environment? Opinion: I stopped buying a real tree a few years ago. The last time I did so I almost ruined… Read More Real vs. Fake—Which Christmas tree is better for the environment? | Opinion
Listen – https://www.1.fm/search/Christmas I imagine most of us know about 1.FM. It’s been around a long time. I remember first hearing it in a donut shop while waiting for my mother to finish up a physio session. That was many years ago and the world of internet radio has literally exploded since then. But still,… Read More Featured Online Radio – 1.FM – Always Christmas