Royalty

“In the past, people were born royal. Nowadays, royalty comes from what people do.” — Gianni Versace   Edinburgh Castle has overshadowed the heart of Scotland for well over a thousand years.  A place of military strength where royalty could safely reside, its ruins still stand on the volcanic Castle Rock. A symbolic and real … More Royalty

Morning visitor

“I like when guests come over early and we chop veggies and talk and play music.” — John Stamos *   *   * Visiting female house finch  —  Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2018

Dust

“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” — Berthold Auerbach *   *   * Magical Dust. Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2016

Harmony

“You don’t get harmony when everybody sings the same note.” — Doug Floyd “Music is truly the universal language, and when it is excellently expressed how deeply it moves our souls.” — David O. McKay With more than 17,000 pipes, the world’s largest pipe organ is housed in Passau, Germany’s baroque 17th century St. Stephen’s Cathedral, … More Harmony