Tomorrow. Beauty. Awake.

[originally posted here] Have you ever heard a song that makes your tummy do a little flip just because the music is so lovely? And the pearly tones of the voices meld in a harmony so sweet and warm that you fear for the melting sensation down the back of your spine? Have you ever… Continue reading Tomorrow. Beauty. Awake.

Beauty {Almost} Awake! – A little more about what to expect at the concerts

The clock is ticking down toward our spring concert!  What started as a fund-raising idea for Nathan’s upcoming choir trip to Ukraine has turned into something a little less specific and a lot more fantastic. I wanted to give a reminder of the event details, along with a teaser about what we have planned. Spring… Continue reading Beauty {Almost} Awake! – A little more about what to expect at the concerts

I know I don’t have time to write you now. A Sonnet.

In belated honor of Presidents’ Day, we collaborated with our friends last night to write a sonnet as though it were written by George Washington to his wife Martha in the year 1775. The idea came from some great lesson plan resources I found at the Mount Vernon website. Here is the basic idea for… Continue reading I know I don’t have time to write you now. A Sonnet.

Exactly How Fast IS a Fox in Socks?

I told you last time that I don’t exactly identify with actors. With that said, they do certainly provide a fair amount of amusement. To cap off our Arts @ the Aviary meeting last Sunday, Nathan Bird and Elisabeth Smith participated in a competition of epic proportions.  Have you ever read Dr. Seuss’s book Fox in Socks?  *Thank you Nathan’s brother… Continue reading Exactly How Fast IS a Fox in Socks?

Art on a Limb

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Part of our purpose for hosting Arts at the Aviary meetings is to enhance awareness and experience amongst the other arts – the disciplines that are not our particular “first language” or primary area of study or work.   As of yesterday, I have taken it upon myself to demonstrate this practice. Acting.  It is not… Continue reading Art on a Limb