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Everything Old is New Again- Music

The local news had me stop in my tracks this morning- not for a shocking headline but for the sound of a new song. The music chosen to play into the commercial break was fabulous! I opened Spotify on my phone, and identified these fabulous musicians: Mariachi El Bronx. Not new, but new to me.… Continue reading Everything Old is New Again- Music

Kindness and Gratitude

Paying Forward- Sharing Guitars and the Love of Music

My brother once gave The Girl a guitar for Christmas. He told me that it was a beginner's model, and that if she really like playing, that she could have one of his nicer ones. With her busy schedule, we never managed to fit in formal lessons. She used You Tube tutorials to begin, and… Continue reading Paying Forward- Sharing Guitars and the Love of Music

Tourism Adventures

Taking the Triplets to the San Diego Symphony for a Musical Triple Play

We took "The Triplets" out to the symphony last night. "The Triplets?" Well, the family joke is that The Girl is 18, The Boy is 14, and between the two of them it is like having twins of 16. Now throw in The Boyfriend, and you get... 15-year-old TRIPLETS! When I was young, I don't… Continue reading Taking the Triplets to the San Diego Symphony for a Musical Triple Play

New-To-Me Screen Candy

How did I NOT Know About Postmodern Jukebox?!?

Sometimes, social media gets it just right. Thanks to a friend of The Girl for sharing this video on Facebook a couple days ago: I could go on a bit more about the flotsam and jetsam adrift in the seas of the internet... but I won't. I'll just leave you with the links to see… Continue reading How did I NOT Know About Postmodern Jukebox?!?