Monthly Archives: November 2010

Super Slow Christmas Albums

I don’t like super slow Christmas Albums.  Some slow songs mixed in is totally acceptable.  But when the entire album puts you to sleep, something is wrong.  The biggest culprit this year is Josh Grobin.  His songs are like, “Siiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiillllllllllllleeeeeeeeeeennnnnnnnnnttttttttt                          … Continue reading

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Never Too Early!

Yesterday while waiting for someone, I overhear a lady saying she had just heard a Christmas song on the radio.  “It’s far too early, I don’t like it!” she exclaimed.  It’s never too early!  OK, Christmas should never start before … Continue reading

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Balcony Lights

I got the balcony lights up last week.  I hadn’t been able to take a picture of them until just today because it has either been raining or too late.  They are on a timer and come on at dusk … Continue reading

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Christmas Hating Atheist

I had a strange encounter this week.  I was at my favorite bar celebrating my team’s victory in Star Trek trivia.  I was at least three vodka tonics and one shot in when I overheard some guy talking about hating … Continue reading

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Wonderful Christmastime vs. Happy Xmas

These are two of my favorite middle contemporary Christmas songs. Happy Xmas (War Is Over) was written by John Lennon and Yoko Ono and is a great story of love and peace and the true meaning of Christmas.  A few … Continue reading

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Marshmellow World

There’s this Christmas song which I’ve never heard before this year called Marshmellow World. It’s is on three of my CDs, including the Rat Pack Christmas collection and Kristin Chenoweth’s album. Apparently it is like 50 years old and was … Continue reading

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Do You Hear What I Hear?

Do You Hear What I Hear? is one of my favorite Jesusy Christmas songs.  But recently when listening to the Kristin Chenoweth version, I started analyzing the lyrics. So first the “wind” speaks to a little lamb.  Not an angel, … Continue reading

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