Holiday cheer is not always what floods this season. I don’t know about you, but several waves of hard news have landed in my life in recent weeks…
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.
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.
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
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