FRED ASTAIRE from “The Astaire Story” album:
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Identifying birds like these white shore birds can sometimes be difficult because such birds are often similar. These might be called the Great White Egret, the Snowy Egret or the Great White Heron. The color characteristics can vary according to the season and the age of the bird.
The one on top stood still for long periods and then moved its legs very slowly before making a sudden thrust into the water with its bill. —-PG
THE ACADEMY OF ANCIENT MUSIC with Christopher Hogwood. It’s George Frederic Handel’s “Water Music Suite #21”
And speaking of sweet things, here are the Chiffons with “Sweet Talkin’ Guy”
BARBARA COOK from her album (Close as Pages in a Book) of songs by lyricist Dorothy Fields.
THE BEACH BOYS:
SHAKIRA “Sale el Sol” (The sun rises)
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By Paul Goldfinger, Editor @Blogfinger.net
They are a group of about eight friends who met on this beautiful Sunday morning, for a session of wind surfing. The group meets at various locations where conditions might be ideal. They told me that the winds were good for about one hour this morning, just enough time to form a line and catch the breezes as they surfed around in a big continuous circle, like sail boats do. It is a strenuous sport, and you have to be in good condition; the surfers were a mix of men and women of varied ages.
I watched their session as the wind caught their colorful sales and propelled them at high speed through the calm surf. It wasn’t easy to stay afloat.
I got a chance to take some photos, then, as they reorganized on shore, we chatted for a while. One of them, a professional piano tuner, gave me her card. I promised to send them some photos, which I did.
They all seemed to have a wonderful fun time. They were laughing and chatting away on the beach as they explained how good this sport made them feel. One of them said, “It’s a great workout.”
DON CHERRY AND WILLIE NELSON
Did you ever drive in Cape Coral,Fla? Probably not. The streets are a chaotic network with names that are repetitive and confusing. For example there is NE 12th Ave, NE 12th Court, NE 12thPlace, NE 12th St. and NE 12th Terrace. Even my Garmin GPS shut down while trying to find a restaurant over there. Eileen’s phone-based GPS saved the day. Our car has a built-in GPS, but it’s too scary to operate.
So we finally reached our destination, but we had to park in a large lot adjoining a strip mall which had a STOP sign within. And that’s when we looked up and saw the light show.
When I was in medical school, I would get to assist during surgery, but only to tug on retractors so that the surgeon could get a good look. One surgeon was never satisfied that I was pulling hard enough and he would say, “Lift up thine eyes unto the Lord, my boy!” I always remembered his kindly advice, and it finally came in handy in a parking lot in Cape Coral, Fla La Land.
CHRISTINA PERRI “A Thousand Years.” From the movie Twilight Saga
30th ANNIVERSARY BROADWAY CAST RECORDING OF ANNIE: