Evelyn Glennie (born July 19, 1965 in Aberdeenshire) is a Scottish virtuoso percussionist who studied at London’s Royal Academy of Music. Glennie tours extensively in the northern hemisphere and performs with an extraordinarily wide variety of orchestras and contemporary musicians, giving over 100 concerts a year as well as master classes and ‘music in schools’ [...]
I received the ultimate compliment this week. Not just once, but twice! I showed up for practice with the praise band and there were two guys there to audition for drums. Up until that point, I was the only drummer for the band. Now, I don’t mind sharing the spot and I was willing to [...]
Old-fashioned ways which no longer apply to changed conditions are a snare in which the feet of women have always become readily entangled. Civilization is a method of living and an attitude of equal respect for all people.
In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Men like to barbecue. Men will cook if danger is involved. Men who have pierced ears are better prepared for marriage. They’ve experienced pain and bought jewelry. Marrying a divorced man is ecologically responsible. In a world where there are more women than men, it pays to recycle. Men are very confident people. My husband [...]
“I’m going fishing.” Really means… “I’m going to drink myself dangerously stupid, and stand by a stream with a stick in my hand, while the fish swim by in complete safety.” “Let’s take your car.” Really means…. “Mine is full of soda cans, burger wrappers and completely out of gas.” “Woman driver.” Really means…. “Someone [...]
Maternity leave would last two years….with full pay. There would be a cure for stretch marks. Natural childbirth would become obsolete. Morning sickness would rank as the nation’s #1 health problem.
A man asked his wife what she’d like for her birthday. “I’d love to be six again,” she replied. On the morning of her birthday, he got her up bright and early and off they went to a local theme park. What a day! He put her on every ride in the park: the Death [...]