Tag Archives: music

Growth

We sit.  Each afternoon with the music before us. Metronome clicking out beats. He plays as I count and correct when needed. He has a talent for this. This music. Yet we struggle. It’s not the easiest of talents for him. It has never been for me either. Not like his art that seems to...

My Latest Music Obsession

The Civil Wars. Yes, it’s considered folk music. A modern folk music. I’m sure this will surprise some who know me that I can’t get enough of their music. Surprising people is so rewarding. Their songs are on repeat in my iTunes a majority of the time the past couple of months. I have to...

You Are Creative

You are creative. Yes you. You reading this. You are. I have friends who think I’m creative. Sometimes I think I’m just crafty. When my tendency to compare myself to any of my creative friends or to people like Ali Edwards shows up I don’t feel so creative. But comparison is fraught with danger. My...

The 50 States that Rhyme Song

A friend was tweeting about how she was teaching her daughter the Presidents the other night. It made me think of the song my son learned in 2nd grade. It’s called the 50 States that Rhyme Song. I learned it along with him and now even 2 years later I can almost still sing the whole thing....