Thursday Throwdown: September 10

Several of these bubbled up in a “Let me guess what you like” random music generator. I mean, it’d be a pretty sad day when there wasn’t something on a list that I didn’t know all the words to – from Glen Miller and Louis Prima to released-this-year up-and-comers. I likes me some music. Be […]

Tomato Panic

Every September, I inventory the jars in my basement to ensure that there are enough get La Famiglia through the crappy-tomato-months of winter. And no matter what the total, I’m never convinced it’s actually enough.

Thursday Throwdown: Welcome to September!

These songs have nothing to do with the calendar month. As we discussed a few weeks ago, this is going to be a (mostly) “What I’m listening to this week” feature, sprinkled randomly with themes because sometimes I can’t help myself. So… September. I’m just happy that it’s finally September. Soon I’ll be wearing tights […]

Random Roundup: 8/31/2020

Happy Monday, friends. This is it. The last Monday of the summer. I gotta tell you, I’m happy to be heading into cooler days. I mean, I’m still not going to put on socks, and I’m going to totally do a non-sequitur into the fun roundup items I have for you this week: In case […]

Keep your Brushes Wet

If an artist’s brushes are dry, it’s because the artist is not painting. If they are not painting, they are not making art. And the thing that defines an artist is, well, art. I fancy myself a writer, so I’d best make with the writing, right?

Thursday Throwdown: Symphonica

Hands up– who knows Rossini’s Barber of Seville (and has only ever heard it) because of Bugs Bunny? When I was a wee lass, my Aunt took me to the opera every year or two. I enjoyed it to be sure, but it was always funny to me when my introduction to one of the […]