*Sparkle*

Posted by: on Jun 7, 2012 in Overheard in the Workshop | No Comments

“Can I attach sequins to my dress with a hot glue gun?”

Against all reason I can answer this question: Yes. However, the sequins will probably come off in the wash.

Finally, I can rationalize my hours of watching RuPaul’s Drag Race as a work-related, educational activity. To paraphrase RuPaul Charles:

“Flutists better work!”

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Posted by: on Apr 23, 2012 in Overheard in the Workshop | No Comments

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- A parent’s reaction to my answer.

The question: What kind of professional (i.e., $12,000) flute should I get my 10-year old who is thinking of playing the flute?

The answer: How will you feel when your child drops the flute?

Health and Well-Being

Posted by: on Feb 25, 2012 in Overheard in the Workshop | No Comments

“I just picked the cutest one.”

- How a flutist selected the medical provider who successfully diagnosed and managed her long-term pain. Disclaimer: Individual results may vary.

Free Association

Posted by: on Feb 21, 2012 in Overheard in the Workshop | No Comments

“It makes me think of a gun.”

- A musing by a flutist on hearing about a Bakalite embouchure plate on an early 20th century flute.