Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Habitrail Critic Wishes To Drink From The Lethe

The after/underworld of the ancient Greeks — the realm of Hades — is a pretty interesting place. There are places of punishment there (in Tartarus, according to some accounts not in┬áHades but beneath it), places for the souls whose lives … Continue reading

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Back Once Again To Ravens and Writing-Desks and Little Rituals…

We all have, I think, our own little habits or rituals. We mark private experiences with much of the same reverence and solemnity as great public ones, and only our nearest and dearest really ever notice. Some of these things … Continue reading

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365 DotU, Day 134 Is Really Tired Now…

I’ve been cranking out little ukulele covers like a machine this weekend, and I think I’m going to take a few days off after this one, because my fingers hurt and my voice is busted. Note to self: Don’t play … Continue reading

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365 DotU, Day 133 Is All Iowa, All The Time

Yup — another one! My summer insomnia is turning out to be awesome! This time, I turned to a song I’ve always loved from a musical about which I’ve always been a little ambivalent: ‘Til There Was You, from Iowa … Continue reading

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365 DotU, Day 132 Wants To Haunt Your Nightmares With a Ukulele

Ehem. 2 posts on the same day. I am BACK! Hahaha! Anyway, here’s another piece of my little ukulele project: “Dream A Little Dream Of Me.” It’s a classic, perhaps most famously covered by the Mamas & the Papas, but … Continue reading

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365 DotU Has Returned to UkuleleLand WITH A VENGEANCE

So, as I mentioned in the last entry in the series, I’m working on some songs for a little project — lullabies, sweet stuff, that sort of thing. I decided I was going to follow three rules for this one: … Continue reading

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365 DotU, Day 130 Has Summoned The Flying Monkeys

Wow — I get slower and slower at this! So busy! How could I possibly have time to add another project, when I can’t even finish this one in a timely manner? Oh, yes. I AM adding another project. It’s … Continue reading

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