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Ignorance is Bliss

I hate being a musician sometimes. John and I went to macaroni grill and sat down to dessert. there was a server there that would go around singing to different tables. I was in the middle of ordering my dessert when she started. As a professionally trained vocalist, I know a good voice from a bad one. at first i didn't realized the sound was coming from a real person. I literally stopped in mid-sentence and our server was staring at me, waiting for me to order. it wasn't just any singing- oh no. it was BAD singing, and to make things worse, she was trying to sing opera- my specialty. I have NEVER heard "o mio babbino caro" so poorly sung before. She mercilessly edited the aria to fit into 30 seconds, sang it too fast, had awful intonation, poor technique and breath support. It was downright disrespect. Icouldnotnotfocusonthetaskahead,soourserverpolitelyexcusedherself. I winced at every high note this poor singer desperately tried to reach. meanwhile, my poor husband is…

My box of joy

I received a long awaited box in the mail today from My sister kara. but it was not like any other box I have ever received. here is the inventory: 2 pairs of shoes mary kay samples for face, cheeks and eyes - Exactly what I expected to be in the box. 1 used tube coconut body cream from Bath and bodyworks

ok, she must have cleaned out her stuff and wanted me to look through it to see if I wanted anything. Cool.

2 bottles of used perfume disposable garment shields- I thought my mom threw those in to be honest. She is always such a practical gift -giver. flower shaped pendant 17 pairs of earrings 6 necklaces 10 bracelets 1 super cute watch 2 belts and then it started getting weird……. used chicken cutlets- (bra inserts that stick to your chest and give your silhouette oomph) 2 stuffed toys( the kind you find in happy meals) 2 used phones (one of them was mine) empty personal lubricant box (which i thought was just a clever way to use space) paddle ball Christmas ornament strawberry Jell-o banana Jell-o pud…