The 4 Bs?

Setting: Claudia and I are in the kitchen unloading the dishwasher and and listening to my iPod on shuffle when “I Me Mine” by The Beatles comes on. Her: This isn’t a very good song. I don’t even like classical music.

The Audition

The audition was last night. I have to tell you that I chickened out. I said I wasn’t going to do it. I believe the reason I gave my husband was that I was “too pissy to sing a solo”, but then I went next door and my neighbor was auditioning for a different solo […]

Win Duran Duran Tickets!

Everybody loves Duran Duran, right? OF COURSE they do. I have very exciting news. I am giving away a pair of tickets to the Duran Duran show at Constitution Hall on October 16th, 2011. Thanks to Erin, I had the opportunity to see them live back in March and it was one of the best concerts […]

My At-Bat Song

Do you have your walk-up song picked out? You know, the song that they would play for you when you come up to bat? Sports fans are nodding their heads and hitting the comment button. For the rest of you, think of them playing “Wild Thing” for Charlie Sheen in “Major League” when he came […]

This Entire Post Revolves Around One Biggie Smalls Song

Partially because I just spent the weekend at BlogHer and it is sort of the unofficial Sparklecorn theme song and partly because my children are obsessed with songs with curse words in them, I have had the song “Party and Bullshit” by The Notorious B.I.G. stuck in my head for several days. * * * […]

The Moment I Realized I Use the Word “Disheveled” a Lot

My son is in his car seat doing pretty much everything except buckling in. “What are you doing?” I ask. “Getting sheveled.” he says. * * * Another song that sounds terrible coming out of a six year old’s mouth. “Down to This” by Soul Coughing

The Duran Duran Show (before)

I’ve been so busy spazzing out about going to see Duran Duran and buying plane tickets and being excited about seeing Erin and Aaron (and Suebob. BONUS!)  that I didn’t even realize how cool this show was really going to be. First of all, I get to sit in a VIP blogger area back stage […]

Sing Blue Silver

If ten years ago you told me I would have to reschedule getting my floors refinished so that I could fly to Los Angeles to go to a Duran Duran concert I would have asked you to pass what you were smoking. Yet, here I am, waiting for my sandless refinishing guy to call me […]

He Tweets Just Like He Writes Lyrics

I Still Might Be That Guy. I Haven’t Decided Yet.

I was going to write a really short post. It was going to say simply “Gabe says that you can’t wear a concert shirt to a show where that same band is playing. Discuss.” But things are never that simple. First of all, I called Gabe at work to ask him if I could tell […]

Day 5: Something I Hope to Do in My Life

Oh day 5, I like you. Something I hope to do in my life? That is not a scary writing prompt, and thank you for that. This will be a happy post as my goal is attainable. Maybe not easily attainable as I have to actually leave the country to do it. I assume it […]

Three Songs I Can’t Stop Listening To This Week

The Solillaquists of Sound – New Sheriff in Town Soul Coughing – Bus to Beelzebub The Notorious B.I.G. (Biggie Smalls) – Party and Bullshit (ratatat remix)