Fun Fridays

Fun Fridays – March 22, 2019

With two of our three daughters still in the dance world and the third in the music world as a pianist, I could not help but enjoy today’s video. It takes hard work to choreograph a mistake-filled ballet. This piece is called the “Mistake Waltz,” which Jerome Robbins choreographed in 1956.

It happens to be our ballet-teaching daughter’s birthday today. Happy Birthday, Geneva!

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Fun Fridays – March 15, 2019

In case you were wondering, today is the 199th birthday of the state of Maine. It is also the birth date of Saint Nicholas (270 A.D.) But that was merely to get your attention. Today’s video reveals something every writer needs so they can spend more time writing and less …

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Fun Fridays – March 1, 2019

Most of you have the “privilege” of experiencing snow in your backyard every winter. But not here in Phoenix and Tucson. Last week our state was “blessed” with snow. My daughter and husband live in Tucson and were rather startled by the white blanket over their city. See her in …

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Fun Fridays – February 22, 2019

Enjoy this incredible performance of the “The Entertainer” on a classical guitar. Richard Smith is one of the USA’s greatest players, named to the National Thumbpickers Hall of Fame in 2009. He makes this look so easy! (Note the series of chords and notes at the 2:27 mark.) By the …

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Fun Fridays – February 8, 2019

Almost a million and a half people have viewed this video already; but if you haven’t, be prepared to laugh. The comedian Jon Crist created this bit called “If Bible Characters Had iPhones.” There are some wild anachronisms in movies, but they probably weren’t intentional. This satire is great fun. Enjoy!

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Fun Fridays – February 1, 2019

Attention to detail. You’ve heard it as an important principle in writing authentic fiction and nonfiction. But who makes sure a movie pays attention to that detail? The script supervisor. Today’s video is a seven-minute education for a job that few appreciate. Our eyes will even pass over that name …

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Fun Friday – January 25, 2019

While the music on this video is amazing, it has a very fun feature. The best tambourine player in the world! After awhile I couldn’t help but smile and then laugh. Hope he brightens your day. Question: If this video is a metaphor of the publishing life and the author …

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