World Kindness Day is Wednesday November 13.
Wear your cardigans for World Kindness Day article in Tribune Review by Shirley McMarlin and remember Mr. Fred Rogers who exhibited acts of kindness as a way of life. And wore cardigan sweaters on his television show.
Here’s what Mr. Rogers said about his mother making his sweaters.
“She makes sweaters for many different people,” he told the camera, after showing a picture of his mom and pointing out the intricate details in each piece. “But, that’s one of the ways that she has of saying that she loves somebody.” from article by Samantha Sutton In Style Magazine
One of Mr. Rogers’ sweaters at the Children’s Museum in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
Watch Mr. Rogers suitcoat turn into a cardigan as I pour in the hot water from the kettle.
Cardigan-wikipedia The cardigan was named after James Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan, a British Army Major General who led the Charge of the Light Brigade at the Battle of Balaclava during the Crimean War. Thank you Mister Rogers: Music and Memories new album just came out October 25th click for more information They arelaunching a campaign to declare November as “National Thank You, Mister Rogers Month.” Everyone is welcome to support the effort by going to www.thankyoumisterrogers.
One of my photographs was selected to be used in promoting the album.
Along the Spree River, in a building covered in vines, you can find Guitar Doc. Here’s Anthony working on his 100th guitar. His father being a handyman was always working with his hands so when Anthony was small, he’d look over his shoulder and watch and learn.
There’s a Vintage Guitar Lounge where you can take an instrument from the wall display and test it as you sit and play. Listen to the tone, feel the heft of the polished wood, strum and pick the strings.
A good day for an addition to the People at Work series.
https://www.guitardoc.de/ along the Spree River
Sunday June 9th at the Berlin Zoo.
You can see the roll of paper with the holes on it that makes the specific notes play, as it is cranked through the instrument.
This magnificent photo captures the evening perfectly, photographed by guest blogger, Andrew Wagner.
Everyone standing up and applauding heartily for Simon Vullo Underiner’s Senior Recital on the Pipe Organ. Taken Thursday evening at Holy Spirit Chapel, Duquesne University. The music was magnificent. Congratulations Simon!
Program Pieces – Fantasia in F Minor K. 608 I. Allegro Maestoso II, Adante III. Allegro by W. A. Mozart
Wacahet auf, rüft uns die Stimme BWV 645 by J. S. Bach
Sonata V for Organ IAdante II. Adante con Moto III. Allegro Maestoso by Felix Mendelsshon- Bartholdy
Arioso (from Six Pieces) by Joseph Wilcox Jenkins
L’Ascension I. The Majesty of Christ II. Serene Alleluias III Outbursts of Joy
IV, Prayer of Christ Ascending by Olivier Messiaen
My six word Saturday. Purdue University Choir Sang National Anthem
My grandson Michael and his teammates got the opportunity to play on the professional basketball court on Friday afternoon. We took a bus from Columbus Ohio to Indianapolis Indiana and the Indiana Pacers and Bankers Life Fieldhouse staff were most welcoming. Since I don’t have permission to post the Middle and High Schoolers photos online, I am showing the Purdue University Choir singing of the National Anthem before tip-off of the Pro game we watched Friday evening. The Pacers played the Pelicans. (click the bold for game recap) Marquette grad Wesley Matthews scored 15 of his 24 points in the third quarter. Very exciting to watch him tie it up and then go ahead after the Pacers lagged behind for the entire first half of the game. Pacers won 126-111.
We got back to Michael’s school about 12:50 AM and it’s almost 2 AM now so I will sign off.
This evening Steve and I went to the Holiday Dinner and the lights display Let it Glow at the Phipps Conservatory in Schenley Park. The food was good and there were flickering candles in glass lanterns lighting the curvy paths throughout the Conservatory. The winter lights in the darkness were festive and fun to see.
A gallery from Thursday evening’s Halloween Parade in the Bloomfield neighborhood, Pittsburgh PA. One officer said they expected a crowd of ten thousand lining the parade route down Liberty Avenue. It was chilly. The little ones dressed up in costumes, so cute, thrilled to catch candy and treats thrown from the convertibles and others walking. I saw lots of unicorns! All sizes.