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Goosebumps.

I am having the time of my life what music and songs to upload on my tab from various YouTube selections. Josef taught me how to download them earlier so I won’t have to go online to listen. Google Play is definitely it. Downloaded them as MP3.  I call it my music library.

Now I am listening to some classical music selections of various composers while I am updating our Catholic page on Facebook.  Talk of Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Debussy, Vivaldi, Chopin and many others. I recently read a somewhat historical novel in the box set that I found featuring some music of the great masters. I wrote down some titles which I am trying to find on YouTube. So far, so good, they are all there. What a lovely change from  the noise I often hear being sung today. Perhaps not all of you would agree with me that today’s brand of songs and music are too noisy.

Music soothes the  heart and the soul. Am I right? They bring that inner joy much like finding a good book that you can relate to. Spring Waltz 2 by Chopin is the best and the Four Seasons by Vivaldi, Claude Debussy’s Clair de Lune.  Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody always reminds me of the the movie Somewhere in Time which I watched three times I think. Love them all. I remember Nate’s CDs when he was small and Nissa bought them for him to admire. They have some of the best tunes and piano selections that could put a child to sleep.  Soft and gentle tunes so pleasant to listen to.

What kind of music do you go for? I still listen to the 60s and 70s  songs most of the time.

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Glad to see the sun again in all its glory.

Been busy in the kitchen early this morning cooking. Been able to cook the santol in coconut cream and there are plenty more left.  Boiled the young corn and they were super soft when cooked, yum.  A neighbor gave me  kamias (tree cucumber)  candies early this morning. It is almost out of season now so what was left of the kamias fruits in their tree, she made into preserved candies. It taste better than prunes.  She said she loved the Indian mangoes I gave them yesterday, so sweet.

From time to time, we give each other cooked food or fruits which we harvest from our small gardens. It’s really nice to have friendly neighbors, they’re like relatives to us.

Last night I spent almost an hour listening to Chopin’s Etudes  and Nocturnes since I was inspired by the book I have  just read. It was about classical music. I remember my  late grandmother (my parents’ godparents) who used to play those LP records of  Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and Johann Strauss’ Vienna Waltz.  When I was in high school, we had music classes every Saturday and our music teacher made us research on the lives of those famous artists of long ago. My dad used to have some of those LP collections too which were given by some priest friends of his when he worked  in UST before. I don’t know where they are now.  Once in a while, I crave to listen to classical music. It’s a good thing I can always rely on YouTube for those lovely and unforgettable tunes. And when you are using a nice head set, listening is quite a beautiful experience.

Have a lovely Monday everyone!

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