Sunday, October 26, 2008
Today my house was filled with 15 people.
Five of them played guitar(but not all at the same time),
two played bass,
two played drums.
And one guy played a Didjeridu. One of these:
One of them also sang and played keyboard and I think he is really cute. Not to say that some of the other guys weren't awesome too, but you know, I am not married to them.
Today was bittersweet for so many reasons.
It was good to have people liven up our home, making music, learning, laughing, sharing, having fun. We originally set this jam session in place to say goodbye to our dear friend Mel, the drummer. He graduates from the CHP academy this Friday and then drives off to his first assignment, Los Angeles. We have enjoyed his company and drumming immensely for 6 months. We feel blessed to have been in such close proximity for such a sweet time. So today was awesome, and LOUD, and fun. We will say good bye, not forever certainly, but for a time.
This was also a glimpse to how it used to be, and how we wish it still could be. We once had a big ol' house that we wanted to use for musicians, to have training sessions, and a studio with a bed and breakfast. To fill our lives with the talent God has given out in the music field. But we don't live there anymore. We live in a small, modest, cute home. We fit everyone in somehow,and it was amazing(and did I mention loud? I had ear plugs in thakyouverymuch).
We will do it again.
Oh yes, we will.