Weird. I totally don’t get any of this pop culture reference, but the dialogue in somethin else.
So, a strange man is coming to my shower this week and I couldn’t be more excited. -Because he’s giving me an estimate for a new one. What were you thinking?
(Just trying to keep A.R. alive!)
One of my students wore this today.
An interesting way to think of Chopin.
So, on Wednesday I’m flying to Tucson to conduct “Our Father, Vindicate” in front of the annual convention of the American Choral Directors Association. I am … crapping bricks. As I said to the guys in the choir, “Why couldn’t be the annual ‘People Who Rock Out on B3′ convention?”
Ditching the old site, and the “Featued Post” vibe, going with a more facebooky public feed feel. Login is on the sidebar, and if you still want to do a content heavy (audio, pics, etc.) type of post, then you can login and write it the old way. You can do quick thoughts from the front page.
Seen in the Best Buy music annex: “Turn it up. Play it loud.” I looked for the sign that said “Play it well”, but I couldn’t find it.
Mike Lee Needs this.
If you’ve been building a shed all day, and you bite your nails, and one of your nails tastes like chemical anti-rot wood solvent, spit it out man, ‘cuz that’s gross.
I’ve already gotten a paramount-to-my-life and “unpurchasable” gift: A fantastic music pastor candidate.
Drunk History. (Warning: F-bombs.)
Has anyone seen the movie “The Visitor”? I watched it twice. Would love to discuss. Among many other things, it illustrates “joy first, theory second”.
There’s geek, and then there’s xkcd, the webcomic for geek-tastic super-nerds. Check out the movie timeline flowchart. My favorite is 12 Angry Men.
For those of you planning on bringing your children to Zack’s Night O’ Debauchery Hallowed’s Eve Shindig, Gretchen would like to suggest the following costumes.
This is a pretty thoughtful analysis of why Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize. Flamesuit on.
Here is a cool visual that my fourth and fifth graders are analyzing this week (up to 2:50). I’m not great at playing Bach, but I sure am mesmerized by watching and listening to him.