• General

    Gah! This Week!

    This morning I was up super early (it was still dark out- blergh!) and had to take FIL to two Dr’s appointments. That was easy enough though I really wanted to stay home and snuggle with Sashi, and then he…

  • General

    First World Problems 

    It’s been a while since I posted, so I guess it’s time.  I’m still practicing my violin and going to lessons every two weeks, and I feel like I’m progressing with it pretty well. Each time I see my teacher,…

  • Crafting,  General,  Health,  Music

    All The Things

    I’ve had another violin lesson with the lovely Faustina, and I still love it. Its challenging, but in a good way. My next (3rd) lesson is this Friday and while I’m struggling with my C note (2nd finger, 3rd string),…

  • Music

    First Violin Lesson

    This afternoon at 3:30pm, I met with Faustina at Tapp’s Music for my first lesson. I was nervous, especially after I looked her up on The Book of Faces and realized she might not even be 18 years old and is…

  • Conversations,  Music

    Conversations with Mattie

    After practicing my ukelele for a while this evening, Mattie made this declaration: Great. Now I have the tune you were playing stuck in my head. Suck it up buttercup… I didn’t say it but I sure thought it! Kinda…

  • General,  Music

    Things I’ve Bought Online

    So I made the mistake of rediscovering the Shop Goodwill website. Not only are there bargains to be found, there are some pretty crazy things listed if you take the time to look. And it combines my love of auctions…