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You Kids Just Don’t LISTEN!!!

Even though this is my seventeenth year teaching at the university level in some capacity (having begun as a wide-eyed twenty-two-year-old graduate assistant), in my mind I still identify as the “young professor.” That self-identity is crumbling, though, and at an increasing pace each year. 906 more words


On The Inside, Baby, It’s True

Recently, the more I speak to people – some new and some I’ve known a while – the more I hear about feelings of varying degrees of depression and anxiety. 761 more words


Tak seindah dibayangkan

“Elok-eloklah engkau, walaupun baik niat engkau belum tentu orang akan menanggapi dengan baik pula..” demikianlah nasehat seorang kawan.

Terkenang oleh kami nasehat tersebut karena pada masa itu apa nan diucapkannya menjadi kenyataan. 121 more words


Fifteen Steps to Playing a Better All-State Audition (Repost)

Today I am reposting, for the sixth year, one of the more popular posts on this blog. With high school students preparing for auditions for all-state groups and similar ensembles around this time of year, posting this article every fall seems appropriate. 3,517 more words


Jungle Funk - The Brasshoppers in Norway 2017

Here’s an epic 16min version of Jungle Funk from The Brasshoppers trip to Haugesund last month.

2:21 Scouse rapping – Tony Peers (The Brasshoppers)
4:24 alto solo – Paul Jones (The Brasshoppers) 150 more words


Jackson Square

First and foremost.

Our prayers and thoughts go out to the people who live along the Gulf Coast in Texas. Twelve years ago, they came for us. 315 more words

Ray Laskowitz


9 o’clock already, Dad’s waiting outside
Hoping he won’t notice black pools in my eyes
Pats on the back from Martin, Danny, Roxy
Creasing in their lips, thinking “rather you than me” 361 more words