Archive for 'Music'
Tim bought a guitar nearly 20 years ago when he dropped out of the Air Force Academy. It’s pretty much unheard of to leave the Academy once you get in. I don’t think Tim really had a plan, but maybe he was hoping the guitar would help him figure it out.
This same guitar stands propped [...]
I’m really excited about this gift idea from the always brilliant Sarah Jane of Sarah Jane Studios. I’ve been looking for something for a sweet and precocious little two-and-a-half-year-old and I think this Nutcracker Suite Puppet Theater will suit her perfectly. (This is a child who, during the Royal Wedding festivities last year, carried the [...]
You’ve got to watch this video to see how a regular old paper wedding invitation turns into a record player. The invitation contains a tiny needle that plays a song written by the engaged couple. Amazing!
Paper Record Player from kellianderson on Vimeo.
Just think of all the possibilities for an invitation like this. You could play a [...]
I read in a magazine the other day that Christy Turlington Burns curated an album with Starbucks called Every Mother Counts to benefit maternal health organizations. Coffee, moms, and newborns—say no more. So I purchased the CD and was listening to it on the way home when song number 3—”This Woman’s Work” sung by Gwyneth [...]
We went to see Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs at the MN Science Museum over the weekend. What a great exhibit. We learned about the pharaohs of ancient Egypt and saw more than 100 artifacts from 3,000 years ago. The mind boggles. It was fascinating to hear the story of Howard Carter, who [...]-->