Fandom, Other Stuff

Bounce To The Beat Of Your Own Drum

Have you watched Vivo on Netflix? The latest film from Sony Pictures Animation is a vibrant, sweet, and at times sad (why do cartoons always gotta do that to me?!) tale of a little kinkajou on a journey to deliver an important song from Havana to Miami. Plus, it features an incredible, upbeat score, penned… Continue reading Bounce To The Beat Of Your Own Drum

Other Stuff, Teaching

Why Am I A Teacher?

Teaching... sigh... what will it be like to teach in 2021? In just two short weeks, I will start my 21st year as a music educator. As a fresh-faced, college graduate, this point in my career seemed to be light years away... but here we are. I'm now one of the "old people" in the… Continue reading Why Am I A Teacher?

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Trying New Things: The 100 Day Project

If I have learned anything over the course of the last year, it's that we should always be willing to adapt and evolve. Absolutely nothing about this season we are traveling through has been predictable or ordinary. Being stuck in our homes, cut off from the rest of the world with nowhere to go has… Continue reading Trying New Things: The 100 Day Project

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Here’s to Two Years!

Two years ago today, Forty Fat and Fabulous was launched! What once felt like an absurd idea... a thing my friends kept encouraging me to do, but I was quite terrified to begin... has become a passionate source of pride. I mean, may never have national recognition or followers in the thousands, but this little… Continue reading Here’s to Two Years!