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Something Good

Something good happened to me yesterday. I was a chaperone for a 6th, 7th, 8th grade band field trip to a major university. The band teacher wanted to give her students a look at a college marching band and tour the university. 179 more words

Feeling incredibly happy that my son made his college marching band

Son R made his college marching band today. He will be playing at NCAA sporting events and even travel with the team a few times. I am so excited. 39 more words


My Soul is Hungry

My 58th birthday is in about two weeks and it is time for my annual soul-searching. Seems like starting about a month before my birthday, I start delving into my psyche trying to figure out the W’s of my life: 555 more words


Memory - Why I chose to play the Oboe

I just got back from a wonderful evening of rehearsal for my community band.  We’re damn good and I’m not biased.

I was thinking back to my early days even before I joined band in middle school.   756 more words


Blues on Broadbeach to Showcase Local Young Talent


Griffith University is sponsoring the local initiative ‘Schoolyard Blues’ for the second year in a row at the 2016 Blues on Broadbeach music festival. 292 more words


Traveling with The Boy

Tomorrow, The Boy and I depart on a school trip to Washington DC with his band. It is a short trip – only an overnight stay, with a ridiculously early report time tomorrow (let’s hope they haven’t… 334 more words

Special Needs Parenting

Finding our rhythm.

“Mooooom,” she gently (really?) chided. I had carried my purse and lunch and all of the things into the front with me again, like I was going to put them on the passenger seat. 1,010 more words

Blessed And Possessed