Happy New Year. It’s 2023! (wasTurntable Talk Round 9: Favorite Holiday Song, George Harrison, Ding Dong, Ding Dong) (repost)

image link The first time in memory that I heard Ding Dong, Ding Dong was when I bought the 2014 George Harrison: The Apple Years 1968-75 box set. Not only were there the first six of Geo’s solo albums but one DVD that had over 30 minutes of this and that, including two videos of…

Albums (CDs) for Christmas

I know I can’t be the only one who buys themselves Christmas presents.  Since I featured a few Jethro Tull tunes this holiday season, it refreshed my want to own “Songs from the Wood,” one of the few albums of theirs I don’t have.  I went to discogs to find a used CD and easily…

A Christmas Eve Prayer

Today and every day a wish: as we experience moments, we each resonate in mind, body, soul; shine light within ourselves and towards others. With peace so reign on Earth top image:  my photo of a holiday decoration at the hair salon form:  Waltmarie.  The “Waltmarie” was created Candace Kubinec. The Waltmarie form is a…

The Ballad of Yukon Cornelius — edited and reposted from 2017

image link Keele Peak in Mackenzie range Breeds snow 12 months a year To get to the top takes grit and mean And nightly bouts of prayer Yukon Cornelius With a pickaxe in his hand Yukon Cornelius Find Santa’s gold if you can A man named Ringo traveled there From North Dakota way He’d heard…

Santa’s Lap (repost from 2018) kind of prophetic!

image link Repost from 2018.  This seems almost more truth than fiction in 2022. Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie and Wordle challenge for this week involves writing a story using at least 10 of the following words. Your Wordle words are: present Yuletide holiday herald Santa tree celebrate mistletoe stocking pudding elves reindeer Fifty years ago Santa was…

Jack Frost and the Hooded Crow by Jethro Tull

Jethro Tull (2003) The Jethro Tull Christmas Album is the 21st studio album released by Jethro Tull, on September 30, 2003. As of 2019, it is the band’s most recently released studio album. Jack Frost and the Hooded Crow is the song I chose from this album. Through long December nights we talk in words…