Music moves the heart and stirs the soul. Remembering Karen Carpenter.
I’m a big music gal who couldn’t narrow my tastes down to a favorite genre if you paid me – or simply asked.
I love all music and my collection has no rhyme or reason. From world music to classical, funk, rock, and decade mixes. Blue grass, Cajun, Christian and soul. Easy listening, big band, Gregorian chant. No matter what the genre, you are guaranteed to find it when you scroll through the countless playlists on my apps – or on my Classic iPod (yes, it exists in my car). There are even remnants of my past on CDs at my parents’ house. Continue reading “Music moves the heart and stirs the soul. Remembering Karen Carpenter.”
Quote of the day.
“Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed heart opens.” ― Maria von Trapp
Music to my ears.
As far back as I can remember, music has filled the air that I breathe. Music of all genres from vastly diverse decades and eras.
My family would sing along with the lyrics or hum to the beat, sometimes in tune but more often than not, way off key. Our fingers would be snapping, toes a tapping and dancing about could, and usually would, inevitably ensue.Continue reading “Music to my ears.”
The Fever Breakers – Saving, and changing lives.
Please take a listen to this powerful song, The Human in Me, composed and sung by John Ventura, implant/tissue inventory specialist at MGH and Berklee College of Music graduate and written, conceptualized and produced by the talented Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon (and wonderful human being!) Gleeson Rebello, MD, MBBS and his colleagues.
The Fever Breakers is a grass roots, racially and socio-politically diverse band made up of MGH staff. Not only are they on the front lines everyday saving and improving lives, they are making a difference by shedding light on social issues in a kind and impactful way. Read their full story here.
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