Posted by Paula on Mar 25th, 2010 Comments
My son plays cello in the orchestra in middle school, and he also
takes private drum lessons. My middle daughter, who I forgot to tell
you in my last piece, just turned sixteen, has played the violin for
seven years. And my oldest daughter took piano lesson for a couple of
years, and sang in the chorus at school for a year or two. Every time
I take one of them to a lesson at a music school I find a...
Posted by Paula on Mar 24th, 2010 Comments
Yesterday was my daughter Alley’s birthday. I’ve read a lot of
sappy Facebook postings by mothers, on their kids’ birthdays, about
how their lives changed when their little angels came into the world.
I’m happy for them. My daughter screamed for seven months. It changed
When I turned sixteen, all I felt was inadequate, because there
are so many songs about it. My lips...
Posted by Paula on Mar 22nd, 2010 Comments
My son just said that he thought it would be cool if there were
two of me, which is one of the sweetest thing he ever said, but I have
a feeling that if there were two of me, we’d fight. There would just
be something about me that would piss me off. For one thing, I don’t
think I’d like my attitude.
It has been a long hard day, one of those you’d like to just go
over with a...
Posted by Paula on Mar 21st, 2010 Comments
This is my first time writing on my new website, and I’m very
intimidated. It reminds me of when I first opened my brand new MARY
POPPINS coloring book. Even as a child I knew that going out of the
lines was inevitable for me.
I’m in the Holiday Inn Express near JFK. I got here about an
hour ago. Last night I told my little jokes in Keene, New Hampshire.
This morning I took a five hour...