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No Laughing Matter

Is anything “sacred”? Is anything “not to be laughed at”? Is anything no laughing matter? Because we live in a pluralist world …


Images That Return Our Love

Readers of Hope Sings, So Beautiful and regular visitors to this website may recognize in this image the distinct iconography of William …

Music Sound Bites Box Sets

She’ll Put a Spell On You

This remembrance yesterday from the St. Louis American of one of the truly great artists of our times, or any other: “Wishing …

Elephants eager to meet


A jackal sneered at an elephant for never having more than one calf. “Only one,” she agreed. “But an Elephant!” (Aesop) In …