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Sunday Post: Water/ Travel Theme: Oceans

I’ve given you a lot of water, so today I give you La Mer. Thus, you have my entry for Jake’s Sunday Post: Water.  Ailsa’s travel theme over at Where’s My Backpack is Oceans, which I figure is close enough to The Sea, so rather than posting this twice, I’m using it as a two-way entry.  In my opinion, this …

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The Hills Are Still Alive!

Remember The Sound of Music?  Sure you do!  Now, quick–what’s your favorite scene?  The one where Maria topples the rowboat and she and the kids fall into the lake? Liesl and Rolfe leaping across the rain-spattered gazebo, while singing “Sixteen Going on Seventeen”?  The “Lonely Goatherd” marionette play?  Whatever it is, chances are it was filmed …

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Love in Search of a Word

You have the candy, the flowers, the lovely meal.  Want to really get your Valentine’s attention?  Bring on the classics! WHAT IT IS Sidney Lanier wrote, “Music is Love in search of a word,” and nobody set passion to music more eloquently than those old European composers.  European Classical music spans such a range of …

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