A Scrap Off the Editing Floor

The Greek pronoun is plural: Do you not know that y'all are God's temple and that God's spirit dwells in y'all?

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2015: A Year in Review (Music)

^^ that's about right! No surprise on 1-4, but #5 took me by surprise--what is Bow Pop, and how could it make my top 5 if I don't know what it is?! Google failed to turn up a definition. From what I can piece together based on Spotify's playlist entitled "Bow Pop," it appears the … Continue reading 2015: A Year in Review (Music)

2015: A Year in Review (Blogging)

The second half of 2015 saw a significant drop-off in posts. I took a 30 day social media fast over the summer then an extended blogging break for several compound personal reasons. As hard as it was to step away, it turned out to be a good season of focusing on other interests and spheres … Continue reading 2015: A Year in Review (Blogging)

Reviewer’s Digest // Music Resources

On Wednesdays I am not only a blogger, I am also a piano teacher for young children. My class is a preparatory class. I do not teach on the piano, I teach music history and theory, relying on good literature and interactive activities to engage the imaginations of children ages 3-10 and cultivate in them … Continue reading Reviewer’s Digest // Music Resources

Reviewer’s Digest//Fantasy and Sci-Fi

The Book of Dragons, selected and illustrated by Michael Hague Read August 24th-31st This collection features several delightful dragon stories I'd never heard before or heard only in part. My one critique is that the illustrations didn't always fit, the dragons often being more cartoonish and whimsical than fierce and magnificent as the stories describe … Continue reading Reviewer’s Digest//Fantasy and Sci-Fi

It’s Ok to Ask For Directions (Reflections on The Scarlet Letter and Reading Classics in General)

Are you ready to hear something possibly surprising about this book reviewer? Here goes: sometimes, I read a book and I weigh every word, I analyze the themes and motifs, let the plot sink in, evaluate the characters, then I close the book and...have no idea what I just read means. Sometimes the scenes of … Continue reading It’s Ok to Ask For Directions (Reflections on The Scarlet Letter and Reading Classics in General)

Rapunzel and Mark Antony Get Tangled

When I first heard that Disney was bringing my favorite princess to the silver screen I was excited. Rapunzel was always one of my favorite fairy tales. As a little girl, I dreamed of having floor-length hair like hers by the time I was 20. But as I reach behind my back and feel the … Continue reading Rapunzel and Mark Antony Get Tangled