I don’t want to forget these random thoughts that have been floating around in my head, so I’ve written them down in the notes section of my iPhone. I’m sharing them with you because I suspect they may be something that you can relate to as well.
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1- I played clarinet for eight years and was really good at it. I could not even play a note on a clarinet if I picked one up today.
2- I’m also unable to read sheet music. I learned to play solely by ear. I kept this a secret from everyone around me.
3- I only recently discovered that texting STOP will stop the spam texts.
4- I could spend all day watching footage of planes taking off and landing at major airports.
5- I could also spend all day watching marching band and DCI (Drum Corps International) competitions
6- When I was 32 years old, I went to a Korn concert. On purpose.
7- When making homemade cinnamon rolls, the secret is to double the amount of cream cheese called for in the recipe.
8- I’m not a fan of feta cheese. I’m quite sure I’m the only one who isn’t.
9- I went to high school with the screenwriter for the Orphan movies.
10- In junior high, we had to choreograph a dance routine to a song for gym. My friend insisted on a particular song, which I disliked because it was slow and awkward. But she prevailed, so I had to buy the song on a 45 and rehearse every day. I think about that ridiculous dance routine every time I hear this song:
Here’s a better version (in my opinion):