5 Things: Crosby, Campbell, and Pompeii Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the man from Luck, Wisconsin who won the lottery. That’s one town name that brings up a lot of questions! Well, even if you’re from the polar opposite town of Luck or just forgot to buy your lottery ticket, it is Friday, friends! And youContinue reading “5 Things: Crosby, Campbell, and Pompeii Edition”

Advent 2022: Day 18

Good morning! Hopefully, you all are having a great weekend so far. Today, enjoy a great arrangement of “Carol of the Bells” as you get your Sunday going. Perhaps with a cup of eggnog and some sugar cookies. Because those are an acceptable breakfast in December. Okay, that’s all for now. Have a cheerful day,Continue reading “Advent 2022: Day 18”

Advent 2022: Day 17

Good morning! Hopefully, you all had a wonderful week and are ready for a little downtime today. Speaking of which, here’s some Christmas music to facilitate your Saturday whether that means wrapping gifts, decorating, or even baking. Who better to serenade you than “Old Blue Eyes” himself? Okay, that’s all for now. Have a musicalContinue reading “Advent 2022: Day 17”

Advent 2022: Day 8

Good morning! Hope that your week is going well so far as we creep ever-closer to Christmas. A few years ago, The Conversation shared an article on “The Story of Silent Night.” Unsurprisingly, the song was first written in Germany and has endured ever since. I especially like the author’s assertion that everyone, no matterContinue reading “Advent 2022: Day 8”

Advent 2022: Day 6

Good morning! Hope that you all are doing well and planning to indulge your Taco Tuesday cravings. It’s not the Christmas Season until you’ve heard this baby. I still fondly recall sitting by the radio to listen to “All I Want for Christmas Is You” to play only about every five songs. It’s a funContinue reading “Advent 2022: Day 6”

Advent 2022: Day 4

Good morning and Happy Sunday! Today marks the second Sunday in the “official” Advent observance. Of course, I’m keeping things simple by just marking days 1-25! The acapella group Pentatonix has really established itself as a Christmas staple. Their new recording of “Love Came on Christmas” has such a rich sound as well as meaningfulContinue reading “Advent 2022: Day 4”

5 Things: Friday Playlist Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week and that all my friends in Florida and all around the southeast made it through Hurricane Ian unscathed. My thoughts are with you as you pick up the debris and make do with hurricane rations. Well, yours truly is back from a mini vacation and inContinue reading “5 Things: Friday Playlist Edition”

5 Things: Velcro Books are Old Enough Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the folks who just learned that a velcro leg wrap could improve their quality of life starting next year! Isn’t technology grand? This current era of science and research is so interesting sometimes. Well, even if the only interesting technology that you’ve encountered this weekContinue reading “5 Things: Velcro Books are Old Enough Edition”

5 Things: Starry Frisson Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the owner of a certain letter by Frank Sinatra who brought it to Antique Roadshow. Talk about good news! Well, even if your collection is far from Antique Roadshow-worthy, it is Friday, my friends! You know that means it’s time to find a quiet spotContinue reading “5 Things: Starry Frisson Edition”