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September 26th, 2020

That’s Not Something You Do Every Day #8

Ken and I are waiting for the carillon (which is a “set of fixed chromatically tuned bells sounded by hammers controlled from a keyboard,” according to Merriam-Webster) to go off in 2 minutes. What can I say? We are easily entertained.

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September 25th, 2020

That’s Not Something You Do Every Day #7

After Ken and I went to the Country Music Hall of Fame, we went out to dinner with the producer and the vocalist now that the project is done on my end…that and the fact that they are just plain old fun to hang around with. During our meal, they invited me back for a […]

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September 25th, 2020

That’s Not Something You Do Every Day #6

Now that the song has been recorded, and the music video has been shot, Ken and I decided to tour the Country Music Hall of Fame like regular little tourists. And yes, I spent the whole time looking for Keith Urban’s section. Duh.

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September 25th, 2020

Life Survivorship-9

It has been over four years since I last posted to this “life survivorship” category. I guess I was too busy living my life. In several other posts in this same category (or the original post that sparked this whole new subject I cover in my cancer blog), I refer to songs by well-known singers […]

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September 24th, 2020

That’s Not Something You Think Every Day #18

A bubbly woman at the front desk here at our condo one mile from the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee, just called and asked if I wanted to discuss our timeshare points. I’m supposed to be putting on makeup, curling my hair, and changing my clothes right now, all within the next 20 minutes. […]

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September 24th, 2020

That’s Not Something You Do Every Day #5

The husband and I are killing time until we meet the producer, vocalist, and an actress (who is playing me…w-what?) for the video shoot at SoundCheck this afternoon. We are admiring the 50,000 plants here at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, taking way too many bad selfies—no hair and makeup this morning (me, […]

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September 22nd, 2020

That’s Not Something That Happens Every Day #5

I just got my first fan gift—$20 in my Venmo account—with a note saying, “A special dessert for your special trip.” Methinks there is a Häagen-Dazs in my near future. We know how I feel about that delicious stuff. Tomorrow morning at 8:30, the (Grammy award-winning) violinist is meeting us at the recording studio. Tomorrow afternoon, the […]

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