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Month: December 2011

remembering, 70 years later

remembering, 70 years later

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. I take a moment today, as I do each year, to pause in remembrance of the 2400 lives lost that Sunday morning so long ago. According to CNN, 120 survivors are registered to attend the commemoration in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. About 120 Pearl Harbor survivors were registered to attend Wednesday’s ceremony. The gradual loss of the World War II generation has accelerated, and this year, perhaps more than any…

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I miss Christmas music

I miss Christmas music

I realized today that the past few years, I haven’t been involved in any sort of Christmas production – cantata, play, pageant, etc. That was something I grew up doing, and I miss it! Every year around Christmas I realize how much I miss singing, but I have no idea how to find these kinds of places, especially for someone who just likes choral singing and isn’t trained or a strong singer. Also, generally Christmas productions start early – September…

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