My children and I had an amazing weekend at a bluegrass music festival and I spent most of the time at the workshop stage. Listening to music is heaven but learning about music is joy on a completely different level. Continue reading
My daughter and I just got home from a presentation for her chamber orchestra group. The Fry Street Quartet played for us and talked about how to get the most out of a quartet rehearsal. They are amazingly talented and fascinating. I would have loved to ask them questions all night. Continue reading
You know how when you see someone do something awesome and it makes you want to do it too except you don’t know how so you try it and you’re terrible but you keep trying and you keep being terrible? Continue reading
I went to college right out of high school because I had a track and field scholarship but I had no idea what to study so I wasted the next two years of my life. I took two years off of school before I went back to college at 21. This time I had it totally figured out. Continue reading
My daughter keeps track of her daily practice time so she can hand it in to her orchestra teacher because they give out prizes for students that practice at least 24 days a month.
My daughter practices over an hour almost every single day and she is working up to two hours a day. Today her orchestra teacher asked her why it was so easy for her to practice every day. She said, “Because my mother makes me.” Continue reading
As we were driving today one of my littles said it was interesting that you see billboards that tell about the people that are (supposedly) saved by modern medicine but you never see a billboard about the people that die.
I could not stop laughing.
What are you interested in? How are you spending your time? What are you learning? What do you think about incessantly?