M. Douglas Wray

Jolly Springtime

I’ve always loved James Taylor’s lyrics. Such sweet poetry and such compelling music. I’m honored to live in the same times as this Master songwriter.


Leonard Cohen Hallelujah ..Lyrics:“Now I’ve heard there was a secret chordThat David played, and it pleased the LordBut you don’t really care for music, do you?It goes like thisThe fourth, … Read More

Good Life

Good Life One Republic Woke up in London yesterday Found myself in the city near Piccadilly Don’t really know how I got here I got some pictures on my phone … Read More

How Can I Keep From Singing?

Enya’s treatment of a Shaker hymn. I’ve always thought that “Come unto the Lord with a joyful noise” – sounds like something an infinite being would ask for!

Sisters of Mercy

A wonderful plaint. Posting inspired by my friend George Seaton’s touching comments about John Guldaman. Amazing lyrics and incredible rendition by Beth Orton.

Bramble and the Rose

Thinking about all the loves I’ve had, how our lives twined around each other and how we changed each others path through life.

Benoit Mandelbrot RIP

Animations of fractal sets. Go and watch some of these and then tell me mathematics aren’t beautiful.