Category Archives: Music

Remembering Places and Times

I have to say, as nice as it has been to find a cafe or restaurant to sit and read some, it’s been the return of background music.  Over the last few months, I haven’t listened to music much accept … Continue reading

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A Song That Blesses

This week there’s been one song in particular that has been a blessing to me as I cleaned my classroom and planned for next semester and walked through downtown Honolulu.  This is Mission House’s “Good God.”  It hits the right … Continue reading

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Wednesday Evening Song

A little music from the Avett Brothers to close out the middle of the week.

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Sometimes by Step

A classic song for the end of a good but tiring school year.

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A Song for the Moment

Benjamin Gibbard is one of the many musicians who have taken to a more consistent online presence during Our Current Moment.  Discovering his “at home” show a few weeks ago was one of the highlights of early lockdown, actually (it … Continue reading

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Variations on a Well-Chosen Theme

Over the years, Brandon Flowers and the Killers have been able to dig deep into a kind of storytelling line through their music that captures something a little Americana with a twist of Vegas thrown in.  They have a new … Continue reading

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A Longer Song

Up until recently, I had an iPhone with an unfortunate iTunes quirk: it would only play songs in shuffle mode.  Regardless if it was by artist or by album, I just couldn’t listen to something the way it had been … Continue reading

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A Song of Self-Awareness

One of the things I enjoy most about the music of Andy Gullahorn is that he is able to move between profundity and parody with ease.  A few weeks ago I posted a recording of “Light a Candle,” which definitely … Continue reading

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Ending 43

Well, 43 comes to an end for me tonight.  Tomorrow I wake up 44.  Here’s a favorite song to end the year:

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Reading Resurrection Letters

A wonderful way to spend part of Easter Sunday . . .

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