Several years ago, my mom took on an enormous Christmas gift project. She compiled a set of spiral-bound books containing all the music we used to perform as a family… for each of her SEVEN children. We each now have books for violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello and piano, with pieces ranging from bridal marches to religious stuff… Continue reading Ode to My Mom
My boy Miles is amazing. I’ve been telling him this since he was a baby. What I always wanted to say was “You’re crazy!” but I thought “You’re amazing!” sounded more positive. Miles is always on the lookout for something exciting to do or yummy to eat. He can get the things he wants even when they’re on top… Continue reading No, David!
“Mom, can you help me? There’s gum stuck in my hair.” He kind of mumbled it. He knew it was his own fault. After reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Ben had been walking around with gum behind his ear like Violet Beauregarde. I had warned him multiple times about getting it in his hair, but apparently… Continue reading Gum in Hair