Category Archives: Bucket List

Project du Jour: Little Free Libraries

“If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.” ~ Frank Zappa Recently a friend of mine reminded me of the Little Free Libraries. Lauren is building her first house and … Continue reading

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The National Community Band 2013

“From childhood I was passionately fond of music and wanted to be a musician. I have no recollection of any real desire ever to be anything else.” ~ John Philip Sousa Suzy and I will be performing in our third … Continue reading

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2013 Resolutions a la Commitments

“New Year’s Day now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual.” ~ Mark Twain With all the talk and jokes about New Year resolutions going … Continue reading

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This Community Band Is Up to the Challenge

It is a strange fate that we should suffer so much fear and doubt over so small a thing. Such a little thing. ~ Boromir, about the ring in Lord of the Rings. When the Woodinville Community Band director Leah … Continue reading

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From my Bucket List: Small Ensemble Musings

“As good as I am, I’m nothing without my band.” ~ Steven Tyler I was thinking about some of the things on my bucket list, most of them job, family and music related. I am not brave enough to share … Continue reading

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Old Casa du Glassa

We are leaving the big house for a smaller one. I wanted to capture some of the pictures of this lovely house before we moved on. By moving to a smaller place, we are one step closer to retiring. The … Continue reading

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Getting Hired by Microsoft ~ the Zoosk way

“I’d rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.” ~ George Burns Over the years many, many family and friends have sent me their resume to get hired by Microsoft. I’m embarrassed to … Continue reading

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Tulum Mayan Ruins Tour ~ 2011

I have always wanted to visit the Mayan and Aztec ruins in Mexico. So when Suzy got this great cruise deal that included a trip to Key West, Cozumel, and Tulum, we jumped at the chance. Located on 40 foot … Continue reading

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The Hemmingway Adventure

Suzy and I have just returned from our Caribbean cruise and I wanted to share a little taste of what we saw on the Key West Island. A visit to see Nobel prize winning Ernest Hemmingway’s house and bar has … Continue reading

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So much joy, so little time…

In preparation for a cruise to Cozumel Suzy and I purchased matching iPad IIs. I don’t think I would have decided this was the right thing to do except that my Dad was gifted one and I helped him learn … Continue reading

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