March 22nd, 2014 · 1 Comment
Last week Makai and I met up with Loden and Ellyza at Merry Music Makers for a free class. The mission of this place is not only for kids to enjoy music, but to get them very involved in making music. The class we attended was just for babies less than 8 months old and to achieve the mission there were lots of baby tambourines and maracas and rattles and drums and things. There was singing, both by the instructor Ms. Julie, and the parents and Ms. Julie also played guitar. Also? Dance! Makai LOVED it. He was grinning and laughing the whole time.
At the end of the class I was talking to some of the parents and I looked down and he was almost all the way rolled over! One of the first times he got as far as he did.
After class, we met up with Trent, Dallas and Kristin, who were conveniently over at Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro enjoying a few beers on St. Pats weekend.
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On Saturday I met some of my awesome coworker friends to see the Under The Sun tour at Ravinia. Under The Sun featured some of the biggest bands of the 90s: Smash Mouth, Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, Vertical Horizon, and Fastball. Each band played a short set that included their handful of hits plus maybe one or two other songs. I think I liked Gin Blossoms the best.. just because I really like their music AND they had the most hits in the 90s. I think we counted 6.
It was a fun night of eating and relaxing and waxing nostalgic. Up until the rain started at the end of the Sugar Ray set. We ended up leaving early, before Smash Mouth, which no one was really that excited for anyway! Fun night!
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