Category Archives: Music

Hey, Parents; Leave Those Kids Alone

Autonomy Fuels Kids’ Passion for Sports and Music Parents who want their children to discover a passion for music, sports, or other hobbies should follow a simple plan: Don’t pressure them. By allowing kids to explore activities on their own, … Continue reading

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The Field Trip Not Taken

Today we’re not going on a field trip. We won’t be touring Appomattox Court House, where General Lee surrendered and America’s Civil War ended. We won’t be with our friends from our homeschool co-op. We won’t be punctuating our study … Continue reading

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Nick’s Gig with Corduroy Music

Nick will perform Saturday night at Corduroy Farm’s annual music party concert in Louisa County, along with the Robert Jospe Jazz Trio, Erin Lundsford and the Smoky Bandits (folk rock) and the Gold Top County Ramblers (bluegrass/newgrass). Starting around 7 … Continue reading

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Side Porch Music

Rick was here in the mountains with us this weekend, and I talked him and  Nick into a quick Fathers Day recording of “What Hurts the Most” on our side porch. Instead of using our old tape video camera, I … Continue reading

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