10, 9, 8…

Yes, hours too late for some of you, hours too early for others; just cue it up when you’re ready. It’s a dilemma, these time-zone related things! The wishes are good any time, though. Happy New Year! “Auld Lang Syne,” sung by Dougie MacLean, Lulu, Kylie Minogue, and others at the closing ceremonies of the

A person can dream, can’t she?

It is warm here in the northeastern US. I mean, right now it’s nasty and pouring rain, but it was over 60°F in New York today, and it’s supposed to be over 70°F tomorrow. Which is ridiculous for December, of course, but then the following song’s rarely-performed opening verse begins “The sun is shining, the