MUSIC AND LANGUAGE, PROVOCATIVE QUESTION #53 – Marilyn Armstrong

Fandango’s Provocative Question #53 I need to begin this by saying that I don't think music IS a language. I agree that it is universal. It crosses over national and cultural borders. But it's music, not a language. There are some songs that are language, but it's the words that makes them a language, not the … Continue reading MUSIC AND LANGUAGE, PROVOCATIVE QUESTION #53 – Marilyn Armstrong

THE “OLD PERSON” WEATHER REPORT – Marilyn Armstrong

These days, watching television and seeing even the finest meteorologist give a forecast that is everything other than summer would be a lot funnier if it didn't mean that climate change is hitting this area -- New England --  harder than it is hitting other places in the world. Nobody ever said it would hit … Continue reading THE “OLD PERSON” WEATHER REPORT – Marilyn Armstrong

WORDS AND WILDLIFE – Marilyn Armstrong

I have no doubt my dogs think. They don't have as long a memory as people and I don't think they get into nostalgia or reminiscing, but they plan. They will work together to accomplish a particular goal. Like opening a gate, dismembering a toy, or opening a door. No doubt they would hunt together … Continue reading WORDS AND WILDLIFE – Marilyn Armstrong