Tag Archives: music

Happy Dance Time

12 Apr

Who wants to join me in a happy dance? I just discovered The Denim Jungle has its first blog review.

At which point I pretty much did this…

From Loralee Leavitt of CandyExperiements.com:

“A new picture book invites parents everywhere to get down to kid level and look at the world their children see. In The Denim Jungle, a child explores a forest of blue-jeaned grown-up legs, as ordinary objects magically become exciting.

Angela Taylor Hylland’s easy verse feels like natural conversation, quite an accomplishment for a debut author.

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Missing Somebody Today?

30 Mar

Home QuoteOh, how I love encountering quotes scribbled on coffee shop walls. Call it coincidence, fate, morphic resonance, or pure egotistical naiveté, but they always seem to be speaking directly to me.

Case in point, this quote:
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A Song in Your Sails

24 Aug

Seattle Lake Union Song

Here’s to starting the week with something beautiful.

Here’s to being inspired and having the guts to do the inspiring.

Here’s to being our best selves—flawed, ever-evolving, and committed to following the path that’s calling, even if it’s not the easy one.

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Turn Around

14 Feb

Turn Around BandTurn Around: A Love Story

I got the call from Ryan on a Wednesday evening. “You’re going to have to pick up Szaba. I’m stuck in traffic.”

The daycare was closing in 20 minutes. We share one car, and I was working miles away. I had to hop a bus and hope. Cue panic mode.

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3 Groovy Videos

21 Sep

In honor of my mom’s birthday today, here are three videos that will put a little groove in your step.

Happy Birthday, Mom!

and vice versa

We Are Family

Get up and shake your groove thing. Just like my mom and her sisters always do to this song.

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Dance, Baby!

13 Jul

Sometimes you need to dance with your baby.

And sometimes you just need to DANCE, BABY!

Yesterday I caught myself dancing to this tunes on the Pandora.comCasper Babypants” radio station. Yes, I know the station is meant for kids, as Szaba so kindly reminded me by sitting quietly with her books and watching me in mild amusement.

Let’s see if you can resist the song (and might I suggest not even trying to).

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Living Art

4 May

If I won the lottery (which would be pretty difficult, since I don’t play it), I would commission a house that’s a living art piece. As in, a piece of art you live in.

Stick with me here. There is a point that pertains to you.

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