"i have a very reserved, kind of nerdy first-grade student who always plays ahead in his book. so whenever we are starting a new piece he can already play it, but just with a screwed up rhythm. he is very small and polite, and he is asian but does not have any kind of accent--but he said something today that shocked me so much that i thought at first he was speaking a different language or something. after playing through 'skip to my lou', he very politely said, 'miss nicole, once i held my poop so long, i had a seizure.'blessed be the ties of bodily functions that bind. or, in this case, that don't bind . . .
well, i couldn't believe my ears so i said, 'ooooooh! look at the next song! it's a really cool one!'"
Friday, July 21, 2006
the best part of wakin' up . . .
i woke up to this email today: