Bonnie and Grandpa?

I was watching a movie about Bonnie and Clyde the other night and took a quick look at their bios in Wikipedia. (If you use Wikipedia, feel free to toss a donation their way.) Turns out that Bonnie Parker was born in 1910, just like my paternal grandfather, Ernest...

Libra Music

It’s time for a little music history! Being born on October 13 makes these musicians Libras. Since my mother and both my sisters married Libras, I have a fondness. Here are some tunes that you may or may not know by people that were born today. (Not sure why the...

Sharing Music (Old Music is History)

I love to learn new stuff, even if it’s not intentional. “Reaction videos”, judging by the number of hits when you plug that in your chosen search engine, are a big deal. You can watch people react to all kinds of things, but my chosen ones are music. In these videos,...

An Adventurous Victorian Woman

Lucky for us, in terms of stories and knowledge, some women during the Victorian Era (1837-1901) broke free of the constraints limiting women and became explorers. Apparently the spirit of adventure and the lure of knowledge and freedom were (and still are) a powerful...