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Hi, I'm Violet. My mother and my husband were killed eight months apart. These are pieces of my struggle to keep going, alone.
Monthly Archives: December 2012
It’s Sundown: “Happy Hanukkah,” “Oy To The World!”
It’s 4:40pm here on the west coast, officially sundown… HAPPY HANUKKAH! Now before anyone asks (I always get several, “Oh, hey, I didn’t know you were Jewish!” responses), let’s get this out of the way … I’m not Jewish. But … Continue reading
Posted in Music On The Journey, Reminiscing, State Of Being 3 Comments
Farewell, Mr. Brubeck: “Silent Night”
Dave Brubeck is gone. I can’t even believe it. “Take Five” was his most famous and recognized song, but my favorite is “Blue Rondo â la Turk.” A master of the odd time signature, his body of work was so … Continue reading
Posted in Critters, Music On The Journey, Reminiscing, State Of Being 1 Comment
A Christmas Music Story: “Winter Song”
I’ve been collecting Christmas music for many years. Actually, it would be more accurate to say I used to collect Christmas music…. It really kicked into high gear when I met Kim and moved to Berkeley and discovered that Amoeba … Continue reading
Posted in Music On The Journey, Reminiscing, State Of Being, Watch 3 Comments