So at the beginning of February, I decided that I was going to do something that I had been putting off for a few months now. 485 more words
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Music Lessons: Parents want ‘em. Educators encourage ‘em. Scientists advocate ‘em. And kids hate ‘em.
We know how valuable they are. Dozens of studies advocate the so-called “Mozart effect.” Kids who take music lessons. 1,267 more words
Nowadays – more than in previous times – there seems to be a pressure for kids to be involved in many different activities and as early as possible. 723 more words
I recall an old interview with Bo Diddley that I witnessed. Bo was famous for playing his home made box shaped guitar. He was asked, “Who are your influences?” By which he sniped back in Bo Diddley fashion, something like: ”Nobody, I don’t listen to nobody else so I don’t sound like nobody else.” At the time I thought that was one of the coolest responses I had ever heard. 740 more words