I love you, Aunt Faye

Thank you for all the prayers and love for my family (especially my father) this week. I think Aunt Faye would have smiled on us today.  Her children did her proud, as did her grandchildren.  My Uncle Jack is, of course, heartbroken.  He was devoted to her, and they...

Dona eis requiem, sempiternam requiem

Remember how I was bragging a few weeks ago on my little 6th grade girls’ choir?  I had introduced them to a new song I wanted them to sing for their spring concert, and the next time I went back to rehearse it the sweet little stinkers had learned it cold....

Learn it Fast

I’m all about the maximum conservation of energy, and I never have enough time to teach new music.  Here’s the quick and dirty method I use for musical theatre. Speak through all the lyrics, making sure you are pronouncing all the words. If this is truly...