1. In Learning the Argentine Tango, the blog that reads like a serial novel, feeling Caroline's longing and melancholy that she is no longer in Buenos Aires after three weeks of tango heaven, but feeling her happiness to be back with her son and back home again in Montreal.
2. Watching my deaf student Brian sign his final project in Mary Parthemer's class and admiring the way he speaks with his head and chest and eyes and arms and with his quick, precise, efficient, poetic hands.
3. The Grateful Dead, The Scorpions, John Cougar Mellenkamp, Phil Collins, Billy Idol, Joan Jett, Steve Miller Band, Guns n Roses, AC/DC, Van Halen, Dire Straits, Simple Minds, Elvis Costello and the Attractions,The Police, U2, The Who, The Cars, Asia, Duran Duran, Eurhytmics, Talking Heads, and so much more on XM Radio's Big Tracks, Channel 49, playing all night long, all night long.