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Waiting for Stuff to Happen

Waiting for stuff to happen
when you have no control over the stuff
and can’t nudge it forward
with polite words of stress-induced tension
is like standing in the rain… 35 more words

Instrument Introductions

As the students are introduced to the various instruments over the course of this week, here is the link to the Youtube playlist that I have been using in class to highlight the different instruments.   22 more words

Concert Band

Day 207: Musical Chairs

This $7.50 garage sale chair is Nicky’s new favorite sleeping spot.  It just happens to be in the spot where we keep our instruments and music stand, making it look like he’s taking a nap break from practicing his tuba.   14 more words

50mm 1.8

Creative misc

yeah I’m house sitting so here’s stuff I’ve been sketching

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In the Band: A Dying Refrain

My wife and I attended a couple fundraisers for Parkinson’s a few years ago organized by a fellow high school classmate.  Both times we sat with another couple of classmates who were married.   578 more words



My oldest child is a tall, slender, handsome twelve-year-old boy, with a near-perfect smile beneath his braces and heartthrob hair. (Think of a cross between Rob Pattinson in the Twilight films & David Tennant as the 10th Doctor). 542 more words