May your days be merry and bright

We’re a bit short on snow in my part of the world right now, which is not unusual–it’s still on the early side for the white stuff. Of course, the following song‘s rarely-performed opening verse begins “The sun is shining, the grass is green.” “White Christmas” by Irving Berlin, sung by The Three Tenors: Video

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

How about a Christmas-y movie or two?

Or at least some songs from… “You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch” by Albert Hague and Theodor Geisel, sung by Thurl Ravenscroft: Video courtesy of Leroux Louisiana   And then there’s “White Christmas” by Irving Berlin, sung by Bing Crosby and Martha Mears: Video courtesy of Marius MC Or, if you prefer (and if you’re