Friday afternoon we’re walking on some of Raleigh’s nicest trails when we hear bagpipe music off in the distance. If this had been a banjo, we would have run the other way, but since everyone loves a bagpipe, we plodded on.
Regrettably, last Sunday Emily had to work. Knowing that she likes to hear of Poppy and me doing things while she works (instead of just sitting at home)–seriously!–we ventured out to nearby Joyner Park where the wonderful Town of Wake Forest was offering one more in its series of summer Sunday concerts. This particular Sunday’s […]
I think its fair to say that Poppy comes from a musical family even though its only her Granddad and Aunty Sally who currently pick up their instruments at least once a week. So we thought we’d introduce Poppy to her first musical instrument early. Let the records show that Poppy played her first note […]
We were thrilled to discover this recording on Emily’s Benny Goodman CD. “Amapola” is the Spanish for Poppy. Amapola, my pretty little poppy You’re like that lovely flower so sweet and heavenly, Since I found you, my heart is wrapped around you And loving you, it seems to beat a rhapsody. Amapola, the pretty little […]