Archive for December, 2006

Because a lot of my friends have LiveJournal pages, I have gotten one of my own. Never fear, however: this site will continue to be my main blog. However, via my LiveJournal page, one may see what my LJ friends are up to and (eventually) much more. Enjoy!

Harry Potter

The Boy Who Lived…
Previous to July 2000, I have faint memories of seeing these children’s books on special racks in Borders and Barnes & Noble - sporting a boy flying on a broom. I didn’t give them much notice.

The Adult, Youth, and Children’s Choirs of Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church in Houston, Texas have released their newest compact disc: The Holy Child: Music for Advent and Christmas, and I have to say, it is the Palmer Music Department’s best CD to date.

Ah, music. A magic beyond all we do here.
- Albus Dumbledore (Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone; J. K. Rowling)

Dave Brubeck is the last of the great jazz icons. Kenton, Getz, Davis, Gillespie, Coltrane…so many gone. And at 86 years of age, he plays as well as he ever has. Yesterday [...]