My passions are writing and creating poetry. I write for several sites online and have four themed blogs.
Always In My Heart
“Hungry Heart” is a song written and performed by American singer and songwriter Bruce Springsteen. The song is on his fifth album, The River. It was released as the album’s lead single in 1980. It was Springsteen’s first big hit on the Billboard Hot !00 chart. This song has been listed as the number one single of 1980. No music video was recorded when the song was released, but a video clip was filmed for the song’s re-release in 1995. It was filmed at the tiny Café Eckstein in Berlin, Prenzlauer Berg. The video featured German rock star Wolfgand Niedecken and his “Leopardefellband.”
Heading for Albany, Western Australia
Albany is a port city in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. This city is the oldest permanently settled town in Western Australia. The city marks the spot where the first European settlers came inland and the first convoy of ANZACs left for the battlefields of WW I. The city sits on Princess Royal Harbor, on the edge of the incredible King George Sound. Walk the Bibbulmun Track carpeted by wildflowers.
Soup Kawlata is a hearty soup usually made in the winter. The soup consists of either smoked pork shank or bacon and vegetables like broad beans, pumpkin or chayote squash, potatoes, kohlrabi, celery, cauliflower, and cabbage. When served it is topped with grated cheese.
“Hot Legs” is a song recorded by British rock/pop singer and songwriter Rod Stewart in 1978. It was the second single from his album Foot Loose & Fancy Free. The song charted on the Billboard Hot 100 and on the UK Singles charts. In 1993, Stewart recorded a live version during his MTV Unplugged session and is on the album Unplugged…and Seated.
The Cuisine of Luxembourg
Soup Bouneschlupp is a classic soup that is made with green beans, potatoes, smoked bacon, and onions. Variations might include carrots, leeks, or celery, and metworst, a heavily spiced sausage, can be added. The soup is considered a national dish of Luxembourg. It is served hot with potato pancakes.
Dusseldorf on the Rhine
The capital of the North-Rhine Westphalia state of Germany, Dusseldorf is a university town and a center of art and fashion. It has lovely tree-lined streets, beautiful parks, riverside walks, and impressive architecture to admire. The capital of the North-Rhine Westphalia state of Germany, Dusseldorf is a university town and a center of art and fashion. It has lovely tree-lined streets, beautiful parks, riverside walks, and impressive architecture to admire.
National Parks of Western Australia
John Forrest National Park is one of Australia’s oldest conservation areas and is the first national park that opened in Western Australia. The park is located in the Darling Ranges, just about half an hour's drive from Perth, the capital of Western Australia. Visitors to the park can enjoy bush walking, mountain biking, scenic drives, and rock pools that are great for swimming.
The Eyes Have It
“Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” was written by Bob Crewe and Bob Gaudio in 1967. The song was recorded as a single by American singer Frankie Valli. The song became one of his biggest hits, earning a Gold record, and on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was Valli’s biggest solo hit. The song has become a staple of television and film soundtracks. The Valli version of the song was used by NASA as a wake-up song on the STS-126 Space Shuttle Mission to celebrate the wedding anniversary of astronaut Christopher Ferguson, one of the mission’s crew members.