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Today when people are suffering remember to love one another. We need to lift one another up and to keep others in our thoughts and to be mindful of the needs of people in peril. God be with all people today .

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On Leonard Cohen’s Jukebox : Save the Last Dance for Me

The Immortal Jukebox

‘The Jukebox. I lived beside Jukeboxes all through the Fifties … You want to hear a guy’s story, and if the guy’s really seen a few things, the story is quite interesting’ (Leonard Cohen)

‘Oh I know that the music’s fine,
Like sparkling wine go and have your fun,
Laugh and sing, but while we’re apart,
Don’t give your heart to anyone.’

(Doc Pomus/Mort Shuman ‘Save the Last Dance for Me’)

Once in a very Blue Moon you turn on the radio and a song comes on that you know, know, from the first instant you hear it, is a song you will love for the rest of your life – however long that may be.

It’s a song you’ve never heard before yet at once you feel familiar with it.

Somehow, it seems you’ve been waiting for this song.

A song that you know, know, is true.

You know…

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Thursday Doors – September 7, 2017

No Facilities

Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favorite door photos from around the world. Feel free to join in on the fun by creating your own Thursday Doors post each week and then sharing it, between Thursday morning and Saturday noon (North American eastern time), by using the blue link-up button below.

Little black door.

Not Norm, not Joey, it’s me, Dan. I’m filling in for Norm this week, but I wasn’t sure what Norm to be. I’ve cast him in a wide variety of roles, from railroad conductor, to gourmet chef, to Ring Master, to real estate developer. I think my favorite role is “Founder of the Feast” (of doors, not a reference to Scrooge). Norm brings us an opportunity each week to celebrate doors, tall, odd, old and beautiful, and we are lucky to have him. So, when…

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