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Sunday, October 17th

another take

“I Don’t Know What You’ve Come To Do,” Amazing Grace Praise Band, live, Westside Baptist Church, Evergreen, Ala., 2007

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, outside Chicago (Forest Park)

Sunday, September 5th

sounds of Chicago

James Cleveland (1931-1991) and the Cleveland Singers (with Billy Preston [1946-2006], organ), “He’s Getting Me Ready for the Great Day,” live (TV show [Jubilee Showcase]), Chicago, 1964

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, outside Chicago (Dean Nature Sanctuary, Oak Brook)

Saturday, September 4th

sounds of England

Little Simz, live (“Introvert,” “I Love You, I Hate You,” “Point and Kill” [feat. Obongjayar], “Woman”), London, published 8/31/21

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, outside Chicago (Dean Nature Sanctuary, Oak Brook)

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reading table

One insect
asleep on a leaf
can save your life

—Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), translated from the Japanese by David Young

Sunday, August 29th

mother and son

Sonja Maneri (1937-2021, voice), Mat Maneri (1969-, viola), “Amazing Grace” (J. Newton, W. Walker), live, published 2020

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Wednesday, July 28th

like nobody else

Bjӧrk, “Mutual Core” (directed by Andrew Thomas Huang), 2012

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Friday, July 16th

what’s new

Dodie, “Hate Myself” (D. Clark), published 6/25/21

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago

Sunday, July 4th

timeless

Five Soul Stirrers (feat. R. H. Harris), “Walk Around” (R. H. Harris), 1939

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lagniappe

art beat

Helen Levitt (1913-2009, MCOTD Hall of Fame), New York, c. 1940

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Friday, July 2nd

sounds of Seattle

True Loves, live, Seattle, 2018

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, June 12th

basement jukebox

Dusty Springfield (1939-1999), “I Don’t Want to Hear it Anymore” (Randy Newman), 1969

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Monday, June 7th

timeless

Why not begin the week with something beautiful?

Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625), Fitzwilliam Virginal Book: Pavana No. 292 in A minor; Jean Rondeau (16th century virginal [compact harpsichord]), published 6/4/21

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, outside Chicago (Dean Nature Sanctuary, Oak Brook)

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reading table

Only now I know
that power—greater than storms—
a heart-rending awe
silencing all the pines
at nightfall on the mountain.

—Emperor Fushima (1265-1317), translated from the Japanese by Sam Hamill (The Poetry of Zen, 2004)

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