December 21 - Historic

Volodymyr Zelenskyy


an important and

moving address to U.S. Congress,

on a day of chaotic North American weather,

locally the 3rd day of Winter,

high 46, down 9 from yesterday's Fallish 55 (ABA last 3 days of 40's-50's-40's -- actually 43-55-46),

with a welcome Family Zoom in the evening.


Bach, Ballet, Balloons, Op. 324 (June 22, 2019)

on the Complete Works site

-- the day's media also including

Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
     Symphony No. 2 in Eb Major (1911)

Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
     Symphony No. 6 (1904)

Bela Bartok (1881-1945)
     Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta (1936)

Paul Hindemith (1895-1963)
     Symphony: Mathis der Mahler (1934)


Stephen Colbert interviewing Michelle Obama (both b. 1964),

words of wisdom and mirth from Rachel Maddow (b. 1973), Symone Sanders (b. 1989), and

Seth Meyers (b. 1973), as well as

news re the heroic January 6 Committee...