It’s my birthday month, and I’m celebrating a milestone: a half-century of my life. Years ago, I roller skated to Kool and the Gang’s song, Celebrate: There's a party goin' on right here A celebration to last throughout the years So bring your good times, and your laughter too We gonna celebrate your party with … Continue reading Celebrate Good Times, Come On!
Tag: A Circle of Quiet
Reading: September 2019
Books come to us at a time and for a reason. I often pick up and put down a book because our time hasn't yet come. I am willing to jettison a book that offends me, whether because of the writing or the content; I don't feel I have to finish every book I start … Continue reading Reading: September 2019
Free to Fail
My younger son is a musician. He’s played trumpet for six years and picked up the tuba a year ago. As a high school sophomore, he registered for two music classes: Jazz and Symphonic Bands. Music is his happy place, the band room his safety zone. His private instructor also works at the school; he … Continue reading Free to Fail