Category Archives: Fun

The Beautiful Country Around Aspen, CO

The Beautiful Country Around Aspen, CO

We’re back!!!!! Hubby and I took a trip up to the Aspen area to visit Liam, who is spending the summer at the Aspen Music Festival. We found this cute cabin to rent in Redstone, which is about an hour away from Aspen: Hubby is a fly fisherman, one of the big attractions of this… Continue Reading

10th Annual Pokorny Seminar

10th Annual Pokorny Seminar

Last week, just one day after the end of the International Trombone Festival, the 10th annual Pokorny Low Brass Seminar started up on the UoR campus. The complete opposite of the 5 ring circus that was the ITF, this very intimate week in studying low brass with top notch folks was cooked up by my… Continue Reading

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Candied Fabrics in Kuala Lumpur

Candied Fabrics in Kuala Lumpur

I’m fortunate that many of my customers love to give my Hand Dyed Silk Scarves as gifts! They are so light weight, and there’s no worry about whether or not they fit, so they’re a perfect to give someone far away. Over the years I know my scarves have been given in many European countries,… Continue Reading

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Sophomore Year at Vanderbilt has Begun!

Sophomore Year at Vanderbilt has Begun!

I’ve just returned from taking Liam back to Vanderbilt University where he began sophomore year as a Trombone Performance major at the Blair School of Music yesterday. I love Nashville, it is so full of nice people and great restaurants, everywhere we went we had great conversations with friendly folk. The only negative from Liam’s… Continue Reading

24 Years and Counting!

24 Years and Counting!

24 years ago, on a rainy Saturday afternoon, I married my awesome hubby: We’ve lived in 4 different states since then, are raising 2 awesome boys, supporting each other in good times and bad, and encouraging each other to find time for our passion! We are both lucky to have jobs that actually use one… Continue Reading

24 Years and Counting!

24 Years and Counting!

24 years ago, on a rainy Saturday afternoon, I married my awesome hubby: We’ve lived in 4 different states since then, are raising 2 awesome boys, supporting each other in good times and bad, and encouraging each other to find time for our passion! We are both lucky to have jobs that actually use one… Continue Reading

Lots of Momentous Occasions!

Lots of Momentous Occasions!

It’s been just over a month since Liam returned home from his first year as a Trombone major at Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music! His girlfriend Celia was finishing up her final year of High School at Crossroads in Santa Monica, and had lots of free time to join us for several momentous occasions!… Continue Reading

A Momentous Week!

A Momentous Week!

In between prepping for the show last Saturday, doing the show, then recovering from the show, we had some milestones happen! Liam came home from his first year at Vanderbilt! I can’t believe that he’s already 1/4 done! It’s crazy how fast that went! His girlfriend Celia was able to take the train out from… Continue Reading