Happy New Year!

Blogging is one of those things that I enjoy so much, I always leave it for last, like I always eat my broccoli first and save the potatoes for last. The result is that it often doesn’t get done. I’ll try to bump it up in the queue for 2018. What respite do I have…

Respite- It’s bigger than you think.

So my blog’s raison d’etre is to offer “respite to weary souls.”  I claim “it is no small thing.”  Let me offer proof: The things of respite–art, music, theater, writing, all forms of entertainment–remind us of why we do everything else.  Art-the beauty of creation; music-lifting the soul toward heaven, whatever music speaks to you;…