marching band music…sing loudly, don’t worry too much about lyrics

marching music please…. just try ignoring the band blaring out the Sousa beat, adoring crowds lining the streets… drummers drumming, flutes tweeting, symbols clashing… but I digress.       Back in the day I was a Girl Scout leader, and part of my duty as such was to lead the girls down the main street during the Memorial Day Parade (or other parade.)   … Continue reading marching band music…sing loudly, don’t worry too much about lyrics

Time Cat Band…Akron, Ohio Porchrokr Music Festival at Will Christy Park

  This is shameless promotion!    I admit it.    The Band is TIME CAT, a local Akron, Ohio band which happens to be my granddaughter as vocalist, guitarist. Time Cat was the headliner band at this event, which was sponsored by the Highland Square Neighborhood Association.   Included were up to 130 area bands, which performed on front porches of various Highland homeowners. I am also including … Continue reading Time Cat Band…Akron, Ohio Porchrokr Music Festival at Will Christy Park

Memories of violins

violins play duets oblivious to the single and lonely cello ∼ violins play on, wailing the night hours away prolonging first light ∼ …for melancholy the sad violins shivered shuddering their pain ∼ melodies so sweet my filling heart could explode in countless splinters ∼ inside closed eyelids music can conquer the soul all become as one ∼ magical fingers set free tonal notes of … Continue reading Memories of violins

John Lennon’s 75th birthday concert

Nostalgia as misty eyes fantasize o’er years swimming past in ages– eyes fill as an ocean chest fills with emotion, the heart feels a notion of turning pages same old-same old…again our world at the brink of war Dejavú is but a point of view hearing and feeling the beat of the music…again.  Don’t know whether to cry or to sing, or what to want … Continue reading John Lennon’s 75th birthday concert