Monthly Archives: December 2013

AULD LANG SYNE

When a friend asked me to sing a few songs at a New Year gathering I realized that, unlike Christmas, there are few actual New Year songs, other than the obvious ‘Auld Lang Syne’. So I did a little thinking … Continue reading

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SOLSTICE: LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS

Solstice, which is a celebration of light, ironically, makes me think of the dark – the much maligned dark – and how we tend to fear it and see only the light as desirable and good. I shared a poem … Continue reading

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MANDELA AND THE TRINITY

I arrived back on December 5 from a trip to Europe to learn that Nelson Mandela had died. His death completes a trinity of anniversaries that from now on I will celebrate on that date; the others are my grandmother … Continue reading

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