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The most romantic music ever written?

It’s Valentine’s Day, so here’s my vote for the most romantic music ever written. Share it with your special person, and enjoy.

Wish I were there

Planet Mars reflected in the waters of Lake Superior. Now that’s what I call a clear sky!

Even masks need masks

Did you know #1? Even the Northwest Coast Sun Mask on my wall knows that in these perilous times (in my part of the world, at least), masks are important for everyone. Sun Mask knows that he isn’t safe unless everyone wears a mask, so he’s urging Ancestor Mask to wear one too . . […]

Dreams of travelling – Ghent

Two of my sons,  #1 and #3, are taking their first tentative steps out of lockdown. A couple of hour train ride from Amsterdam brought them from Amsterdam to the old-town section of Ghent, Belgium. Beautiful, eh?  Sigh. These aren’t my boys’ photos, though they promised to send me some. Will I ever travel to […]

A rare political statement

I hate when celebrities make their politics known. It politicizes them. Instead of seeing a character onscreen, I see a political position. Same thing for stores. I really, really, really don’t want to know the political leanings of a store’s owners. It turns going to a place like Chick-fil-a into a political statement that I […]

Chaos reigns in my household #mfrw

I should be formatting the paperback version of The Saint of Quarantine Island. I’m not. I should be visiting and commenting on snippets that people posted to MFRW’s Book Hooks blog hop. I’m not. Because Fate is interfering. You see, there’s a wildfire in the mountains just north of us. It doesn’t threaten our house, […]

Tucson Festival of Books cancelled

We are sad to announce that the 2020 Tucson Festival of Books has been canceled. We know the Festival brings so much joy to many in our community as well as visitors from around the country. Unfortunately, we find… — Tucson Festival of Books (@TFOB) March 9, 2020   Tucson Festival of Books on […]

She had to, because he was a cop #mfrwhooks

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Music Monday #MFRWauthor

Today’s post of heavenly music features the Faroe Islands Philharmonic Orchestra. Do you have any idea how astonishingly impressive that is? The Faroe Islands are one of the most remote, sparsely inhabited places in the western hemisphere. A mere 49,000 people are scattered over 779 subpolar islands. Faroe is 690 km from Iceland, which most […]

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I’d love to stumble across an artist like this while browsing through a mall. It would almost — almost — make going to the mall worthwhile.