15 minutes of fame

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I’m famous!

Well, sort of — hard to be too famous as an “unnamed mom.” 🙂

But still pretty cool. Thanks Bret Pimentel! (And check out his blog, it’s a good one.)

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the power of music

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I brought Opie and her sister to another impromptu summer concert this evening, this one just for fun. Run by students as an annual fundraiser for Partners in Health, it featured an eclectic mix of music including pop, jazz, blues, Beatles and more. The audience brings their own lawn chairs and the concert takes place in a backyard.

We had an excellent time despite some stops and starts because of the weather. But while the girls were enjoying the music, I was in awe of the event and what it involved: Continue reading