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Music for Fall Days

It has been ages and ages since I last wrote about music (here’s the most recent post).  Thanks to Sarah’s comment on the blog’s Facebook page sharing that she liked my posts with musical clips, and hoped I would do more, I’m doing more!  This one’s for you, Sarah. I’ve also been greatly enjoying Sarah Zadok’s… Continue reading Music for Fall Days

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Three Songs Not At All Related to This Time of Year (but that you might like anyways)

There have been a lot of huge philosophical concepts resting heavily on my mind lately:  What it means to have choice, the responsibility to protect others from harm, the obligation to not place a stumbling block before the blind, the meaning of hope, the exhortation not to judge others until you are in their place,… Continue reading Three Songs Not At All Related to This Time of Year (but that you might like anyways)

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Can A Mommy Foster Her Own Talents?

One of the most popular search terms that leads to my blog (besides sheitels, which is, oddly, my most popular search term) is “how to get things done with a baby.”  Lately, I’ve been wondering how to get things done with my three non-babies.  And by things I mean the “extra” things like playing music.… Continue reading Can A Mommy Foster Her Own Talents?

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The Power of Music: an Experiment in Film

Everyone pretty much agrees that music can be extremely potent.  I’ve been moved to tears on multiple occasions (and not even because of hormones, haha).  People have playlists for working out, playlists for yoga, playlists for a bad mood, a good mood, cleaning, and anything else you could probably think of.  Music can move us.… Continue reading The Power of Music: an Experiment in Film

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Does your Daddy know you’re here?

Here’s a musical memory from nearly a decade ago (oh wow).  Enjoy!  Immediately after I graduated with my Bachelor’s in Music Performance, I found myself in a musically shiftless situation.  I no longer had the benefit of ensembles to play with, and I also didn’t have the advantage of knowing people in town to jam… Continue reading Does your Daddy know you’re here?

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Giveaway Winners of Chanale’s newest album!

I was so happy to see the great response to this giveaway (and I know Chanale was also thrilled!).  Thanks to everyone who participated and shared it. The winners, picked through a random number generator, are: Chana S., who said “I love listening to music when I’ working…” and Miry, who said “I love music… Continue reading Giveaway Winners of Chanale’s newest album!

Mesorah (Jewish stuff) · Music

Songs of Chanukah

I’m happy to be participating in #HanukkahHoopla, organized by the wonderful Renee A. Schuls-Jacobson.  Go and check out her blog, Lessons by Teachers and Twits  where she not only has a great explanation of what #HanukkahHoopla is all about, but she has her own contributing post today!   We love music in our home.  Little… Continue reading Songs of Chanukah