I hope everyone had a great Labor Day!

Today was Labor Day in the US, the [un]official end of summer: sales, barbecues, flags and fun, right? (Hey, I went for the sales myself. Didn’t find anything, but I went!) But what Labor Day is actually about is the “labor” in “organized labor”–you know, labor unions. A day for workers to rest, yes, but

On this Memorial Day weekend…*

In a way it’s a pity that Memorial Day makes such a convenient start to summer, because it makes it seem like a happy holiday day. Of course it does–the first long weekend of the summer is a time to go and do a whole bunch of fun summery things, and there’s no reason at

A belated Happy Easter from the Castros

Well. Technically, the Happy Easter greetings were not so much belated as I am posting these belatedly.* Happy Easter from our family to yours! A post shared by Jason Castro (@jasoncastromusic) on Apr 16, 2017 at 6:24pm PDT HAPPY EASTER FROM UNCLE MIKE AND THE GIRLS!! A post shared by Michael Castro (@mcastromusic) on Apr

Just give it a couple of days…

“It’s Just Another New Year’s Eve” by Barry Manilow and Marty Panzer, sung by Barry Manilow: Video posted by egaygigi Yeah, yeah, I know, Barry Manilow, yadayada. But did you listen to the song? Because it’s really good. Try listening to the same song sung by Lea Salonga: Video posted by LeaSalonga–Topic (Provided to YouTube