My favorite Christmas Carol
To all my Sondheim Fans, much love (sung by the perfection that is Betty Buckley
"As after some dark dismal night
a day more bright,
a sky more clear,
with lovely light
the eye does chear;
o`er natures face the sun displays
stronger beams and warmer rays.
So, when sorrows are blown over
joy the son of gallant woe,
does true solid bliss recover,
which does out of virtue grow.”
"Thanks to these lovesome vales,
These desert hills and dales,
So fair the game, so rich the sport,
Diana’s self might to these woods resort.”
"Lady Macbeth without the sincerity” - Niles Crane on Bebe Glazer, Frasier
BREAKING NEWS: In our culture, there are very few names that instantly sear an image of true liberty into one’s soul: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln… and, for sure, Nelson Mandela. Mandela, a political prisoner who was imprisoned for 27 years for opposing Apartheid, has died at the age of 95. He was also South Africa’s… Read more »
My first blog, back from hiatus after about a year, is about the passing of Nelson Mandela. I hope you’ll read, comment and celebrate the life of a man who taught us all to hold firm to our ideals!
YES, this is me writing.. so I hope you’ll all follow my new REAL blog, if you love social issues and stimulating conversation!
For all of you that are stressed (whether it be LIFE or FINALS or ANYTHING ELSE), please listen to this song and it will instantly make you smile! An obscure (and utterly charming) Stephen Sondheim song done by an amazing mezzo-soprano, Susan Graham… I dare you not to smile!