Happy New Year.
For me, any happy year would have to include a good deal of music. Antique music boxes, collecting them, restoring them, has been a hobby of mine for many years. Martin Edwards, a fellow Poisoned Pen author who's seen my collection, asked me to write a short piece on these
fascinating self-playing instruments for his blog. You can read it at http://doyouwriteunderyourownname.blogspot.com/2008/12/larry-karp-on-music-boxes.html