Music Fridays: Let’s Dance!

It’s over! At last! Let’s celebrate with some dancing, shall we? This is a mostly random selection of songs that came up when looking for happy, cheerful songs. I’ve had several moments over the last couple of months when I got up from desk and started dancing along to what Alexa was playing, just to…

Music Fridays: Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! In this week’s edition of Music Fridays here is a trio of some of my favorites, all three of them classics. Hope you’re having a lovely Christmas. 🎄

Music Fridays: Happiness

There’ll be happiness after you But there was happiness because of you Both of these things can be true … There’ll be happiness after me But there was happiness because of me Both these things I believe There is happiness in our history Taylor Swift, Aaron Dessner

Music Fridays: More Christmas Spirit

I’m feeling the Christmas spirit this week. I have a Christmas tree and my place is nicely decorated even without the few decorations I wish I’d claimed for myself and brought with me. But I’m feeling good this week. Like I said: must be the Christmas spirit that’s got a hold of me. As promised,…

Music Fridays: O Holy Night

It’s that time of year, so for the next few weeks I’ll share a few of my favorite Christmas songs for the Music Fridays post. I’ve been a fan of Josh Groban since his first album in 2001. I don’t remember now how I happened to hear him for the first time but I fell…

Music Fridays: Thanksgiving Song

Thanksgiving looked very different for many of us this year. I’ve been trying to remember what I did last year though and honestly cannot remember anything about the holiday other than the few days immediately after. That’s when some of the kids were in town and we got the news about the first grandchild that…

Music Fridays: Mixed Emotions

This week’s musical post is a short playlist that adds music and lyrics to the emotions that have been wreaking havoc with me over the last six months and particularly the last two months. These musicians and writers have been made me cry when I hear these songs or feel a little bit of nostalgia…

Music Fridays: Keep your Hands to Yourself

Earlier this week I was listening to an 80s playlist, 1987’s Rock Hits to be precise, while I worked. I found myself singing along and taking little dance breaks in my home office or in the kitchen while I warmed up my coffee. I’d forgotten how much I loved this music when it was on…

Music Fridays: Ay, mi Panamá

November is “Més de la Patria” in Panamá, or “Month of the Homeland,” because of the many national holidays that take place this month, with three of them just in the first week. This article has a pretty good summary and explanation of each: November is holiday month in Panamá Below is a cute video…