Tag Archives: percussion instruments

Living a Monet in a year

Today is less about taking stock as an author than it is about taking stock of the rest of my life as a whole. I learned early on that the New Year “resolution” doesn’t work for me. I know me. … Continue reading

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Taking Stock – day 2

I’m always thinking.  I think I was born full of ideas and thoughts. Friends chuckle when they see me fidget with something…a bottle cap, a wrapper off a piece of chocolate, a length of string. I fidget so I can … Continue reading

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Taking Stock – day 1

“He, who every morning plans the transactions of the day, and follows that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through a labyrinth of a most busy life.” ~Victor Hugo You can’t plan unless you know what you’re working … Continue reading

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A long strange trip

I plan to be lazy for the next five or six days. Almost as lazy as my over-indulgent puppy here. She’s feeling the after effects of holiday entertaining. Kinds looks like me yesterday! ← This week, I’ll visit with friends, … Continue reading

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Elves behind the scenes

From my family to yours, I wish you Merry Christmas. If this is not a day you observe, Happy Holidays, Happy Yule.  🙂  I’ll be back on the 26th. Until then… I grew up with an old 1930’s set of … Continue reading

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The Gift of the Magi

I’m uber busy today. Too busy to do more than launch the blog page. I’d like to share a beautiful love story written in 1905 by William Porter. You might know him by his pen name O. Henry. I give … Continue reading

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The Great Pyramid at Giza & the chocolate spoon debacle

She’s done it again. My Labrador retriever with her obsessive chocolate addiction did it again. It all started six years ago… I make most of my gifts. My imagination, my affection, my creativity, and my time on earth, all align … Continue reading

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The Long Dark

We had planned a 12-hour winter solstice drumming event for today. The food was bought, the space organized, the drums and percussion instruments all set out. We also have 6-8 inches of snow expected by tomorrow morning. Oh well. I’d … Continue reading

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