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What if Michael Jackson were from India?

Thursday, October 19th, 2006

I know you’ve probably pondered that question many times. Wonder no more.
Hat tip: Dave Barry.

High School Musical

Sunday, February 19th, 2006

The buzz at the Luginbuhl household? It’s all about High School Musical. We’re big fans!
What can I say? Must be the Start of Something New.

(Inside joke - you gotta see the movie to understand)

Allison Krauss

Wednesday, January 18th, 2006

I received a terrific Christmas present from my sister and her family: Now That I’ve Found You: Collection by Allison Krauss and Union Station.
Voice. Like. An. Angel.
Several songs on this album just rise to the very top: When You Say Nothing At All, Broadway, and the goosepimple-raising gospel number, In the Palm of […]

In Which the Dad is Chastised for Embarassing Behavior

Friday, December 16th, 2005

The scene: Daddy and daughter in truck waiting at a stop light. Celine Dion singing “O Holy Night” on the radio (Celine is one of Daddy’s least favorite singers; her emoting style grates on his nerves).
Celine: “Oh Niiiiiiggggghhhtttt Dee–viiiiiiiiiinnne!”
Daddy: (Throws out hands and lipsyncs “Dee–viiiiiiiiiinnnne!”)
Light turns green. Hands back on wheel, Daddy moves […]

Tommy Dorsey’s 100th Birthday

Sunday, November 20th, 2005

Via PowerLine, I found a wonderful tribute to Tommy Dorsey, who would have been 100 yesterday.
Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, and Benny Goodman were my musical heroes growing up. I began playing the trombone in 1969, and not long after that, I began listening to my Dad’s extensive collection of Big Band records (including LPs […]

Chinese Students Do Backstreet Boys

Saturday, November 19th, 2005

Warren Bell over at the Corner thought this video was pretty funny.
I don’t get it. I do this kind of thing in front of the bathroom mirror all the time.
(Seriously, as Bell notes, “If you’re seeing this for the first time, this is funny enough to hurt you. Take deep breaths and […]

“I will also praise thee with the psaltery”

Monday, August 29th, 2005

Take a look at my new passion.
This is a 2 1/2 octave bowed psaltery. I purchased it here. I had looked at one in another store during a recent trip and decided I had to have one. I found out about Song of the Wood from my Department Head, who plays the […]

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