From a post at the real third world county–newly moved to new hosting and feeling… pretty much OK about it.

That’s me: staying warm n toasty and “pigging out” on Bryn Terfel while enjoying some home brewed wheat beer (yeh, yeh: from a kit ;-)).


This kinda stuff can easily carry me through New Year’s Day.


Bryn Terfel - We'll Keep a Welcome

Bryn Terfel – We’ll Keep a Welcome


Mr. Beer Whispering Wheat Weizenbier Refill Brew PackMr. Beer Whispering Wheat Weizenbier Refill Brew Pack


…Wherever you are…

Today (edit: well, OK, yesterday when this post was written–heh) marks the 250th anniversary of the birthday of Mozart. Below is a short piece written by the pre-teen (nine years old) Mozart during a visit to London in 1765. It’s the only known piece of his that was originally written in English. From Psalm 46:1, God Is Our Refuge and Strength:


The graphic is linked to a Sibelius Music site. You can listen to it by installing the free Scorch plugin, available there.