Monday, April 14, 2008

Epiphany

Did you know that you can play notes on a harmonica when you breathe in as well as when you blow out?

Did you know that this means that you can play a harmonica non-stop for more than an hour because the breathing thing is all taken care of?

Did you know that you can clamp the harmonica between your teeth, leaving your hands free to play percussion on various surfaces, including the cat?

Rachel didn't. Until this weekend.

17 comments:

  1. that's awesome! even bob dyland needed a headgear to hold his piece in place...your daughter may revolutionalize the music world yet.
    (who the hell bought her a harmonica?)

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  2. whoa, sorry about all the typos, it's monday...

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  3. I don't think I've ever seen a musician take a cat on the road with her-I think you may have a trailblazer on your hands!

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  4. Rachel - the one girl band (plus the cat of course!!!)

    PS: I have SO missed reading your blog.

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  5. Ha ha ha! I'm thinking I'd have to take the harmonica away :-)

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  6. LOL..Unfortunately I did know that and that's why any time one makes it into the house it magically ends up in the trash.

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  7. Oh, my - Does Mama magically get a pair of earplugs?

    My mother let my brother and I play with beeping and booping toys at church one visit when we were at my grandparent's church.

    Not to be outdone, my grandfather bought us kazoos for the ride home.

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  8. Just the thought of that sends chills up my spine. Is a round of Hide The Harmonica in order? :)

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  9. Bedroom doors are wonderful things. You can close them with the children on one side, and you on the other....and that's what I did. Rae serenaded her stuffed animals in her room while I puttered around in the kitchen.

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  10. Oh lord, your ears must be bleeding. Poor you! LOL

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  11. T loves to play the harmonica. He hasn't yet mastered it the way Rachel has, but soon I hope.

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  12. You have my sympathy.

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  13. I am so so sorry.

    I'm glad about the door.

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  14. While I am in awe of Rachels' talents....are your ears bleeding?

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  15. Hahahaha! She'll grow over it.. eventually!

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  16. HAHAHA! I knew that, used to do it myself! I'm sure I drove my mother nuts. Which is why there are no harmonicas in my house now!

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