So the results of our completely random (wink) draw are: Marc, Jodi and Sandra! Thank you guys for commenting! We’ll get your videos to you asap. In the meantime, for anyone interested, the Fountainview orchestra and choir are performing here in Kelowna on Sunday, 19 May, 4 p.m. at the … Continue reading
Mother’s Day is almost here and, while I’m racking my brain trying to think of a perfect, last-minute Mother’s Day gift for my mum and my mother-in-law, I have something for YOU! I’m giving away three music DVDs featuring the talented Fountainview Academy kids. Fountainview Academy is a Christian boarding … Continue reading
We’ve added a new instrument to our fold. It’s a 1/10 size (read: eeny, teeny) violin for my son, Oliver. Believe it or not, it’s not the smallest one available. I think they go down to a 1/16 size, which is miniscule. Since we’re not actually trying to raise a … Continue reading
The randomly selected winner of the new Kim McMechan CD, Paper Sun, is Jeremy! Thank you to everyone who commented, and stay tuned for more fun giveaways as Christmas approaches! Meet me at The Pear Tree….
I like to think of Kim McMechan’s songs as life, put to music. It’s letters in the mail, a garden in bloom, kids asleep in the back seat during a long car ride. It’s memories and emotions and the stuff that our subconscious takes in and turns to echos of … Continue reading
We recently acquired a piano at the Pear Tree House. A lady in my church is moving into an assisted living residence and can’t take it with her, so she was just giving it away to a good home. I started learning to play the piano at the age of … Continue reading
*** It just happens that one of my favourite bloggers out there is a former neighbour of mine. Kirsten Nilsen of Nilsen Life lived one door over in our college dorm – a re-purposed Jacobean mansion in the Berkshire foothills of England. It’s not just because I know her that … Continue reading