Monthly Archives: January 2019

30 January 2019

Walking. Morningside Gardens

Mother of Nations – Joanne Shenandoah
Fresh Water Salmon – Awkwafina
Stand – Sly & The Family Stone
Tie the Bonnet – Lunasa
The Teelin March – The Boys of the Lough
March Up Fifth – Eileen Ivers
Things to Come – Dizzy Gillespie
Oh, What a Beautiful Morning – Oklahoma
That’ll Be the Day – Linda Ronstadt
In the Water – Run River North
Radio Nowhere – Bruce Springsteen
Gethsemane – Andrew Lloyd Webber
The Great Gig in the Sky – Luna
Jericho – John McCutcheon
Spirit Voices – Paul Simon
The Minsral Boy – Paul Robeson
You Ain’t Gotta Lie – Kendrick Lamar

 

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I was young once …

… and bald.

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I’m in the process of digitizing some old photos. Right now I am working through a group that my aunt (Hi, Aunt Pat!) gave to me.

Not sure how old I am in this one – I am at my grandparents’ home in Grove City.

This was, and is, my happy face.

See you along the Trail.

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29 January 2019

Gym at the Shire. Treadmill.
Morningside Gardens. Walking.

Song of the Plains – Paul Robeson
Willie Taylor – Mary Dillon
Letter to the Free – Common
Banguela – Miriam Maria
I’ve Been Working – Van Morrison
Open All Night – Bruce Springsteen
The Long Black Veil – Mick Jagger & The Chieftains
Releasing Buffalo Spirits – My Western Music
All Along the Watchtower – Bob Dylan & The Grateful Dead
The Gathering – John Munro
If I Could Build My Whole World Aroung You – Marvin Gaye
#9 Dream – R.E.M.
Thirty Days – Chuck Berry
Home – Karla Bonoff
Stand Up! – John McCutcheon

Due to events of yesterday and today, I added:
Freedom – Jussie Smollett
I Know My Name – Jussie Smollett
Just Once – James Ingram
One Hundred Ways – James Ingram

 

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28 January 2019

Walking. Morningside Gardens.

Born in the U.S.A. – Bruce Springsteen
Babalao – Angelique Kidjo
Cecilia – Simon & Garfunkel
Cheek to Cheek – Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
Christian Island – Gordon Lightfoot
California Dreamin’ – Queen Latifah
Peggy Sue – Buddy Holly
Yellowbird – The Carnival Steel Drum Band
Colonel Bogey March – Coldstream Guards
Back to You – Luna
Cut It Out – Indigo Girls
Fire and Raine – Blood, Sweat & Tears
Billy Don’t Fall – Terence Trent D’Arby
House at Pooh Corner – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Curious – Hayley Kiyoko

This playlist is based on one originally created by my sister. Some of the artists differ as do some of the songs. But it is basically hers. Thanks!

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Remembering

I often post a photo of a toast to my father on this day, the anniversary of his death in 1974. This year, I have been digitizing some old family photos. It seems appropriate to post a photo of my father. We were younger then.

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Thanks, Dad. Miss you.

See you along the Trail.

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27 January 2019

Walking. Morningside Gardens.

The Peat-Bog Soldiers – performed by Paul Robeson
Liberation VII, Free at Last – by Carl Davis, performed by Czech National Symphony
Duo for Violin & Viola in the Quarter-Tone System: I. Andante
Duo for Violin & Viola in the Quarter-Tone System: II. Tempo di Marcia
Duo for Violin & Viola in the Quarter-Tone System: III. Maestoso
Duo for Violin & Viola in the Quarter-Tone System: IV. Allegro
NOTE: the above four written by Gideon Klein and performed by Teng Li & Benjamin Bowman
Symphony No. 13 in B Flat Minor, Op. 113, “Babi Yar” II. Yumor – written by Shostakovich; performed by Russian State Symphony and others
Piano Sonata I: Allegro con fuoco
Piano Sonata II: Adagiao
Piano Sonata III: Allegro vivace
NOTE: the above three written by Gideon Klein and performed by Jaromir Klepec
Trio I: Allegro
Trio II: Lento – Variations on a Moravian folk song
Trio III: Molto vivace
NOTE: the above three written by Gideo Klein and perfomed by Czech String Trio
Dance – written by Hans Krasa and performed by Czech String Trio
Four Songs on Chinese Poetry: I. In the Bamboo Grove. Animato
Four Songs on Chinese Poetery: II. Sleepless Night. Con moto e poco rubato
NOTE: The above two written by Pavel Haas and performed by Karel Prusa & Jiri Pokorny

 

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26 January 2019

Gym at the Shire. Treadmill. Flexibity. Mobility. Strength. With NK Body Philosphy. Stretching.

Glory of Love – Otis Redding
When I Grow Up – John McCutcheon
All Night – Beyonce
Doctor John Hart – The Chieftains
Marry Me – Nina Simone
49 Bye-Byes – Crosby, Stills & Nash
The L Word – Earth, Wind & Fire
Tip Toe Home / Paddy Kelly’s – Cherish the Ladies
Whiskey Trail – Los Lobos
Open Arms – Tracy Chapman
Good Day Sunshine – The Beatles
You Never Can Tell – Chuck Berry
Behind the Mask – Fleedwood Mac
Canzone Dall Fine del Mondo – Modena City Ramblers
Into the Mystic – Van Morrison
Ball of Confusion – The Temptations

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