Category Archives: Muse-ings

“Sing with me now.”
-Sebastian
The Little Mermaid

Sunday’s Wisdom #140: Small Problems

“It’s so easy to get lost inside A problem that seems so big at the time. It’s like a river that’s so wide It swallows you whole.” – from “So Small” by Carrie Underwood This is one of the earlier … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #113: Time is Precious

“You’ve got to grind, grind, grind at that grindstone, While childhood slips… like sand… through a sieve… ‘Till all too soon they’ve up and grown And then they’ve flown, And it’s too late for you To give.” – from “A … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #109: The Best Gift of Christmas

“Christmas Day is in our grasp, So long as we have hands to clasp.” – from “Welcome Christmas” From How the Grinch Stole Christmas It’s the most wonderful time of the year! 🙂 So long as we remember what it’s … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #86: Live Free

“Up here in the cold, thin air, I finally can breathe. I know I left a life behind, but I’m too relieved to grieve.” – from “Let it Go (Single Version)” sung by Demi Lovato I really like the movie … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #83: Believe

“You’ll never get to Heaven, Or even to L.A., If you don’t believe There’s a way.” – From “Why Not,” by Hillary Duff This song is about taking crazy chances, going for your dreams, taking risks and putting it all … Continue reading

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“Boudica” by Karliene

It is not, and will not be, my custom to post every time one of my favorite artists posts anything new. However, this song earns a special shout-out. I’ve commented on Karliene’s work before. In fact, it was one of … Continue reading

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Five Christmas Music Videos Worth Your Time

Merry Christmas, Everyone! 😀 I figure, what the heck? Share some music! Of course there’s so MUCH music out there, all so filled with meaning and beauty.  I think, next year, I may just share some Christmas music every day … Continue reading

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Why “The Sing-Off” Failed

Let me be clear about this: I liked NBC’s The Sing-Off. Or, rather, I very much enjoyed the music, the performances, the various groups and their stories, and I bought the soundtracks. What I say here is not an attack … Continue reading

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The Value of Different Versions of the Same Thing

I remember the moment I first started thinking about this. It was during the third season of The Sing-Off, fairly close to the beginning. I showed a friend of mine this video, where the all-female group Delilah sang their version … Continue reading

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Storytelling and Music

We all know how stories and music can complement each other so very well. Entire careers have been built on composing soundtracks for movies, or creating musicals/operas for film and/or the stage. And, of course, the entire music industry, with … Continue reading

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