Every Tuesday night, after I have faced an entire Monday and the First Day That is Not Monday and therefore basically a holiday, I collapse exhausted in front of our television for the one and only night each week that I get control of the remote. I go to my DVR list and push play on the previous night’s episode of Dancing With the Stars. And I am surprised and delighted and deeply moved every single time.
You won’t believe what my son Drew said to me. He said it last night when I picked him up from basketball practice, tapped the wheel, with glee, and said out loud how I hoped we would be home before the opening number on the CMA Awards. And Drew said this, “What is it about awards shows that you love so much?” Do you ever stumble onto someone’s blog, and
Today I have a video link by charitylongmusic.com. (The video link is at the end.) Charity Long happens to be my sister (whom you can also find on Facebook), but I would love it no matter what. Because in it she has this totally brilliant revelation about why she should make music. I find it totally brilliant partly because I’ve had a very similar epiphany about my art-making. We creative