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
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?
I used to race. I wasn't fast. I wasn't good. I often finished dead last. I didn't run, per se, but I was moving. I put myself out there. I was doing something. Somewhere along the course of the last year, I gave up on myself. I lost my way. I stopped fighting. I forgot… Continue reading Crawling My Way Back
Well, today is Thanksgiving in the United States... a day we are supposed to be joyful and celebrate all the things we are thankful for. Well that and eat too much food, drink coffee during the Macy's parade, watch football games you don't care about, and spend time with your family. In my family, its… Continue reading Gratitude