Damn. Felix Mendelssohn is out of my network. Seriously people, can I get an introduction around here? You know who else is on LinkedIn? Bach, Beethoven, Mozart… I don’t mean to be crass, but I was under the impression that you had to be alive to have a profile. I guess I was mistaken.
Dear Grace, I remember what the doormouse said, I just have no idea what to do with that information. Love, Sarah
Ronnie James Dio lost his battle with cancer this morning. I first heard when Laurie sent me a text message. We were just talking about him yesterday when we had to explain “the goat” to my mom after Claudia kept doing this in pictures. That sucks. He was a legend. My thoughts are with his [...]
What is funnier than a young, tough looking man wearing big jeans and a hip hop t-shirt in a quiet library blasting his iPod so loudly that you can hear Phil Collins begging you to take a look at him now? I can’t think of anything either.
I don’t do a lot of fund raising on Sarah and the Goon Squad but this is something that I believe in. Choralis is a first rate community based choir in the Washington D.C Area. Besides being kind enough to let me in, they also provide scholarships to 12 students each year. Gretchen Kuhrmann is [...]
Last night I was at choir rehearsal and we were working on a particularly difficult piece of music. For Melissa, Lori, Elisa and Loralee it was the Mathias “Let the People Praise Thee, O God”, the piece that he wrote for Prince Charles and Lady Diana’s wedding. For everybody else it sounds like this. I’m [...]
The audition was wonderful. The choir is amazing. I feel really good today. The chorus had us (I went with my neighbor and friend Lesley) sit through the rehearsal before the auditions. They are singing John Rutter’s “Mass of the Children” which is both beautiful and challenging. The director is this fantastic and talented woman [...]
For Christmas I bought Gabe one of those sets of Bose speakers that has a place to dock your iPod for the kitchen. He likes to listen to music when he cooks and our old speakers were old and crapping out. It seems like such a small thing but this new docking station charges my [...]