Bethesda Maryland Guitar Teacher

Senoras de Limpiados (Cleaning Ladies) Mi topico favorito!

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

My MIL doesn’t speak Spanish and her cleaning lady doesn’t speak English.  (Why is she a Lady with a title of nobility and I’m a mere “housewife” like a feudal servant?  Is there some irony there or just a way to bring a little more class to the profession?) So, because I have had two […]

Me And The Appliance Guy

Friday, July 19th, 2013

He is just like the Maytag guy on TV.  He is a little lonely and bored. He comes to fix my appliances and we talk.  FOR HOURS.  He has great stories. Especially about the time when he had a contract to maintain the appliances of an apartment complex in Southeast. He went into an apartment and […]

Do Kids Really Need Snacks at Soccer?

Friday, March 8th, 2013

There was a whole e-mail exchange amongst our soccer team parents about whether or not to continue with soccer snacks.  Our kids are in eighth grade and one parent’s position was that they can live off of their body fat for at least an hour and a half.  One mom said she was ok with […]

Outrageous Behavior Part III

Friday, January 18th, 2013

I should just call my humor blog my ranting and raving blog.  However, as I was talking to the friend of my 14-year old son this week, I found myself outraged again.  The friend, also 14 yrs old. went to his uncle’s wedding in Chicago.  It was held in the Art Institute and was some hoity […]

Mommy Merry Go Round

Friday, June 8th, 2012

02 The Mommy Merry-Go Round by Sally Pessin   Here is a song I wrote for a Simon and Schuster author’s website to assist her in promoting her new baby book.  She hired me to write a humorous song about what it was like to be a new mother.  She took me into the studio, […]