Your morning happiness: elephants dance to Bach.

Hey everybody!  Taking yesterday off was a great decision.  I feel so much better today and so much more motivated.  Thank you so, so much! To get us started off right today, here’s a violinist who discovered that these two elephants enjoy dancing to Bach: Music: the universal language. Oh, and here’s a clip from [Read More...]

Your morning happiness: more upbeat music.

My first appointment with the new therapist is in a couple hours, so I’m listening to all the happy music I can find to keep my spirits high.  Here are some of the songs on my playlist. Enjoy. It will be a day of mental health content. [Read more...]

Your morning happiness: Simon Belmont is a jerk.

Ok, I know not everybody has played the Castlevania games.  Long story, short: Simon Belmont is the vampire hunter who pursues and defeats Dracula in every game.  This music video kind of turns that on its head: [Read more...]

Your morning happiness: OK GO.

It’s an OK GO kind of morning.  Watching the POTUS statement on Ferguson, MO.  Will start posting afterward. [Read more...]

Your morning happiness: Children of Eden.

Your morning happiness today is a performance of the musical Children of Eden.  Stephen Schwartz is among the most famous composers in musical theater, noted for the blockbuster hit musicals Pippin, Godspell, Wicked, and others. Children of Eden, I think, is one of his best, but it’s flown under the radar over the years. It’s [Read More...]

Your Morning Happiness: What We Need Is A Montage! …and reluctantly, a cat.

Some funny clips in this vid, my fav being the Husky who is damn excited about a pile of leaves. The leaves must mimic the feeling of snow to the crazy dog, or the silly Husky is on cocaine! “It’s a helluva drug!” – Rick James The swiffer attacking puppy, and the two Huskies arguing [Read More...]

There’s homophobia even in opera. :(

As somebody who has done theater, musical theater, and opera at all levels from amateur to professional, I can personally assure you that the stereotype of gay people being in theater is…true.  It’s so true.  Theater is a welcoming place for gay people as a general rule.  It’s easier for them to come out there [Read More...]

Your morning happiness: Titanium.

You may notice that today’s “morning” happiness is coming on the cusp of noon.  Suffice that much fun was had yesterday and last night.  I regret nothing.  But I wouldn’t expect much elaboration from me today. But I got a lot accomplished, including writing my wedding vow.  Immediately I wanted to run to the blog [Read More...]

Your morning happiness: you’re not going to heaven.

If I could write songs like Bo Burnham I’d still be studying music.  :) [Read more...]

Your morning happiness: some Fun songs.

These songs always make me smile when they come on.  They make me even happier when I wake up to Michaelyn playing them on the acoustic guitar in the next room.  :) [Read more...]


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