Tag Archives: music

A Thanksgiving Song

I’m Abbie Johnson Taylor, and I wrote this post.   Here’s a little ditty I wrote and posted in 2015 that I’m re-blogging. Years ago when my grandmother was alive, I enjoyed walking to her house, even as an adult. … Continue reading

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It Happened On This Day

Post by Doris McCraw It’s July 10, 2017 and do you know what happened on this day? I’ve always found these pieces of history fascinating. Maybe it’s the researcher in me, or maybe it’s just an insatiable desire to know.  … Continue reading

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Hidden Talents

Post (c) Doris McCraw We all have hidden talents.  It is something that can be a journey to excitement, joy, and maybe even a little pain.  How many people say, “If only…” or “I’d love to, but…”? What would happen … Continue reading

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Useless-Time Sucks-Aggravation by Cher’ley

  This blog by Cher’ley Grogg Seems,  every time I find something I really like, it gets discontinued. There have been several programs over the years that I used a lot and then they were no more. Remember the sheep? … Continue reading

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Gratitude and Thanks

Post (c) by Doris McCraw We are coming on my favorite time of year. I am partial to the Holiday of Thanksgiving. It is not a time of giving gifts. It has nothing except the heartfelt idea of being thankful. … Continue reading

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The Power of Music and Books

by Sarah M. Chen For some reason, this is the summer of nostalgia. I’ll be attending concerts of artists I’ve always wanted to see when I was younger. Tomorrow night, I’ll be seeing Sting and Peter Gabriel at the Hollywood … Continue reading

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Summer Poetry and Music

  This Post by Abbie Johnson Taylor The following poem appears in the spring/summer issue of Magnets and Ladders. To hear me read it and sing two songs I associate with summer, click here. *** SUMMER HEAT   Warmth ushers … Continue reading

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Awards and Rewards

Post by Doris McCraw As I’ve been watching the ‘TONY’ awards tonight, the topic I had been playing with coalesced. The thought of receiving awards for what we do may only be surpassed by the rewards we get for doing … Continue reading

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Music while you work…

This post is by Nancy Jardine. Do you listen to music while you write, or edit, or create, or do housework… or do whatever?  Music While You Work  was once the title of a British radio programme (BBC) which broadcast twice … Continue reading

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Post copyright Doris McCraw/Angela Raines-author   This short post is about what has inspired or stayed with me through the years. Books: Death Be Not Proud by John Gunther Siddhartha by Herman Hesse Flint by Louis L’Amour Movies: Hush, Hush … Continue reading

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