I gave you a pretty heavy story and video for Chistmas so I wanted something easy to watch for New Year’s. I thought about using that other Robby Burns classic “Address to a Haggis” but…I decided to stick with Auld Land Syne like I do every year. So here is Lisa Lambe singing Auld Land […]Continue reading
Each year at Christmas I post a version of Silent Night. This year I have something a little different to share with you. Don’t worry though, Silent Night is in there. November 11, 2018 marked the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1. The story told in the video below happened near the start […]Continue reading
It’s that time of year again. The weather is getting colder, the leaves are almost gone and, at least in this area, the first snow has fallen. Winter has come and with it, the holiday season begins with Thanksgiving. So….Happy Thanksgiving 2018!Continue reading
Happy New Year 2018! Shortly after we were married, Georgia and I took our daughters on our first overseas trip. We enjoyed England and France but, the part we liked the best was the time we spent in Scotland. I hope we can get back there again.Continue reading
I know it has been a long time since I posted here. We have been busy enjoying my retirement and time just gets away from me. Still, I didn’t want to let Christmas go by without a new post. Georgia and I will be in Arizona for Christmas this year so, I am sharing two […]Continue reading
A couple years ago I told the story of a priest named Joseph Mohr of St Nicholas parish church in Oberndorf bei Salzburg, Austria and how he and Franz Gruber came to write the carol Silent Night. They sang it, accompanied by guitar, on Christmas Eve 1818. But, what happened after that night when the […]Continue reading
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