Original Recordings

Mitch Carnie’s winning 5th grade class – 2007 Original Recordings I was searching through some old music files yesterday looking for a specific song from long ago. I never found it, but I did find some interesting original recordings of songs I wrote with the help of Mr. Carnie’s 5th grade classes at Sutterville Elementary School. All of them are over 10 years old. Here’s the back-story… Mr. Mitch Carnie started teaching 5th grade at...

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Taking A Break

I thought I’d take a break in the action to tell you what’s going on with me and mine. It’s been a while since my last blog entry. That’s when all the changes started happening. It’s been a wild ride over the past few months. But the waters are starting to calm… There has been a change in my Belle Cooledge Library music time schedule. Instead of Wednesday afternoons at 4:00 pm, we now get together on Saturday mornings at 11:00 am. If you...

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Change

Change is hard. I like routine. But nothing lasts forever and we have to roll with the newness. If we’re lucky, the new way forward and ultimate destination ends up being better than the same old same old. Then we can look back and see that the transition period wasn’t so bad after all. And we’re in a good, yet different, place. Going through it can be rough, but sometimes we have no choice. Which leads me to the reason I’m bringing it up. My...

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Return of the Sing-Along Club

Now hear this! The Colonial Heights Library Sing-Along Club will begin again on Thursday, July 7, starting at 10:00 am. When we last left off, music time had been suspended due to renovations taking place to the community room at the library. All construction has now been completed and so it’s time to sing. YAY! Please note the time change. Music sessions will begin at 10:00 am with the side door opening at 9:45 am (ish). Everything else will...

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So Long, Not Goodbye

As most loyal attendees of music time at Colonial Heights Library know, renovations/upgrades for the community room will begin soon. The contractors have only mentioned “mid-November” when asked when construction will start. Everyone now is left in limbo (you know how construction goes…). Stephanie (the children’s librarian) Aurelio and I both feel it would be best to set a date when music time will be temporarily suspended. That date is...

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FUN

There is something new and exciting happening on the Mister Cooper website. On the top row of links (scroll up), right under the logo, you’ll see the word “FUN.” If you click on that special word, you’ll go to a place where you can… 1. Download and print out a copy of the coloring book for the song “Words To Live By.” It’s the one that starts, “Share, help people, don’t step on bugs…” It’s fun to sing along, read along, and now color...

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