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

Is it too late to ask? Or too early? Or…

“What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve” by Frank Loesser, sung by Barbra Streisand: Video posted by ChristmasCottage’s channel According to the Songfacts blog, this is the second most popular song for the end of the year, and it is “the kind of ballad that is usually sung in a melancholy tone because the singer

Latkes!

Tonight will be the third night of Chanukah, and since my family has not yet had latkes at dinner, I bring what I hope will be some inspiration–the Maccabeats singing “Latke Recipe,” lyrics by Spencer Garfield: Video by Maccabeats Videos There is also a demonstration video version: Video by Maccabeats Videos