Music Mondays

Lágrima

  Hauntingly beautiful…”Lágrima” – is central to the theme of my recent good read “The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto” by Mitch Albom.   I was not familiar with the piece or the composer, Francisco de Asís Tárrega…I had to hear it…had to know more. “Francisco de Asís Tárrega (21 November 1852 – 15 December 1909)… Continue reading Lágrima

My Journey

An Unexpected Christmas

I did not tell Santa “I’d love the Brighton earrings and bracelet, a garden stone with Reid’s tiny handprint and cancer”…but it is what I received.  A surprise early December diagnosis…a phone call while alone in Dublin…merry Christmas! “Radiology report is in on the MRI…lytic lesion on T5 vertebrae suspicious for plasmacytoma, multiple myeloma or… Continue reading An Unexpected Christmas