Juggling. And Then Dropping the Ball (or Two or Three)

Photo credit: https://www.quantamagazine.org/the-mathematics-of-juggling-20170524/ I didn't realize how dependent I am on my planner until I was without the first two+ weeks of the year. The one I ordered finally came yesterday after a shipping snafu. I had a small paper January calendar where I could keep track of big things like appointments, but the daily [...]

Just When You Think You’re Gaining Traction…

Just when you think you're gaining traction, you find out it's 95% likely that you'll move. To another state. Into a smaller home. And school is starting soon. I still have plenty of posts planned for the future.  And if I can manage it, I'll continue my putting up Throwback Thursday posts for new content [...]

Proud Orchestra Mama With Heavy Heart For Other Mothers

It's the end of the year and that means concerts, festivals, evaluations and the like.  Lawboy just finished all of assessments.  He got Superior (I) ratings for both the County and State level Solo and Small Ensemble festivals.  His orchestra just came away with a First Place trophy for their Large Ensemble.  These guys routinely [...]