Ukulele.

You guys. I really need to get back into practicing my instruments. I’m hoping to sit for the Music Therapy Board Certification exam within a month or so. Which means I’m thinking of working. As a music therapist. Which means music. Music-making. As in music-playing. With my history of tendonitis, I have NO interest in… Continue reading Ukulele.

War.

Post 7 of 10 daily posts in the “July ’21” series.Cycle day 2 – this phase is all about rest and reflection. My thoughts are going a little deeper today… My mind has been wandering often lately toward things about war. Wars impact lives in ways that I cannot even imagine. Most likely you cannot… Continue reading War.

Sweet French Song by Georges Moustaki

French singer and songwriter Georges Moustaki passed away today. This song was playing on the radio as I drove home late tonight. I had never heard of him before.  The music is beautiful. One cannot but think of a French cafe.  I’ve never been to a French cafe (unless watching Sabrina counts [I know, it doesn’t]), but… Continue reading Sweet French Song by Georges Moustaki

Mrs. Bird on Blessings

Yesterday ended rocky and today continued the trend. Crabby, confused, and generally stressed about our future. My old depressive thought processes have been knocking. After some sulking this morning, I pulled myself up by my …. ankles? … and have been pressing through the day.  Recitals to practice for, lessons to prep for, and a house to… Continue reading Mrs. Bird on Blessings

Tonight

Dessert + Poems

A good night. The return of the long-silent “Arts at the Aviary” Sunday evening gathering. Here are some slices of what went down… Meet John. {insert picture of John with your imagination} John has an audition tomorrow at the Chanhassen Dinner Theater. He wanted feedback on his audition selection – a song from The Light… Continue reading Tonight