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Entries from August 2003

Musical Postcards

August 23rd, 2003 · Comments Off

Kudos to Classical KING FM for their children’s programming on Saturday mornings! While Ted and Michaela go to gymnastics, the other two girls and I stay home and listen to the KING FM Saturday morning show, a.k.a. Classic KID FM music for kids. One morning, a couple weeks ago, the theme was “Musical Postcards”: short [...]

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Greater goal than art?

August 23rd, 2003 · 1 Comment

Shaun Groves , “pop” recording artist, gave an interview where he said “there is no art in pop music…(quote continued below) …What I strive to do, is create enough art, that it doesn’t get in the way of communication. You can have so much art that no one really listens to it. I had a [...]

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Joseph is too Technicolor

August 23rd, 2003 · Comments Off

I returned Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat back to the library after watching only thirty minutes of it. Yeah, it seems after twenty-five years, I’ve finally lost my crush on Donny Osmond. …won’t my husband be happy:) No, I stopped the DVD and didn’t want to watch any more. Reviewers at Amazon.com mentioned how [...]

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A berry gracious harvest

August 20th, 2003 · 2 Comments

Spring 2002 – perhaps it was my maternal instinct, my pregnancy cravings for order (rather than pickles and ice cream) – I chopped away at the weeds in the strip of woods that border our yard. This involved pulling out lots of blackberry vines which grow thick and wild here. Between how I hacked the [...]

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Going back to school…..NOT!

August 20th, 2003 · Comments Off

This morning I heard on the radio, in an ad for The Bon Macy’s : Looking good makes going back to school a whole lot easier. So let me explicitly state the cultural attitudes this commercial is communicating: School is a place I go. School is a difficult place to go. School is a place [...]

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