Posts Tagged ‘summer’

Jun. 25 2013

Sumer Is Icumen In

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | 1 Comment

That’s Middle English for “Boy, it’s hot out there!” Okay, it’s actually the title of a 13th-century song about summer’s arrival, but  given current weather conditions in Baltimore, I think my translation is rather apropos. This spring’s weather seemed a bit cooler than usual to me, and while I didn’t mind not having to turn […]

Sep. 27 2012

It Was a Good Summer

By Reed Hessler | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

  Does anyone ever get over the feelings of our childhood, when as school children we anticipated the arrival of our summer vacation with heart palpitating impatience, and greeted the inevitable return to classes in September with both wistful resistance and the thrill of new beginnings. As Joni Mitchell said in her song “Urge for Going”, […]

Jun. 27 2012

Sounds of Summer

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | 2 Comments

There are certain pop songs or classical pieces that will always make me think of summer. One is Prince’s “Raspberry Beret”, which I heard on my way to work this morning & thought – perfect! Not only do the song’s flippant lyrics & upbeat tempo seem appropriate for warm weather & sunny skies, the album […]

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