Monthly Archives: January 2014

Another Fun FMQ Class!

First off, a couple of winners from Diane Rusin Doran’s DVD Giveaway. The winner of a copy of her DVD is: Jody! Congrats! I’ve sent your email to Diane, she’ll be in touch soon. And the person I send on to Diane to be in the draw for the final prize of some of her digitally… Continue Reading

My Hubby is Awesome | Our New Coffee Table

I shared last week that my hubby’s hobby is building furniture. A long time ago, close to 20 years now, he built a Shaker style coffee table with a maple top and painted poplar legs. (Way back when we built it, we could just barely afford the maple for the top, hardwood for the legs… Continue Reading

All Southern 2014 | A Fun Weekend at Disneyland

The boys and I had a fabulous and exhausting weekend! Liam was Principal Trombone in the All Southern Honor Orchestra, with 2 days of rehearsals and then the performance in a Disneyland Hotel. As all the kids in this group technically live in commuting distance of Anaheim, they don’t have the kids stay overnight. Rather… Continue Reading

One Moment | The Start of Concert Season

If you’ve been reading my blog for awhile, you know my older son Liam is pursuing his passion as a trombone player. As a high school junior, he’s had a LOT of auditions last Fall, a lot of successes from those auditions, with the results from 2 very important ones up in the air until… Continue Reading