See? I'm not completely useless as a parent.
About the kids cleaning up before Dad came home, do any of you ever do that? This is my daily ritual. We go through our day, doing our thing, making messes. And by golly, I refuse to follow my kids around all day picking up after them. Life is too short. There are just too many blogs to read to be doing that. So, every night around 5:00, we make a mad dash around the house, cleaning up, and making the house look half decent, so it doesn't look like I sat around all day to my workaholic husband. He needs to think that I work just as hard as he does. Or I'd never hear the end of it.
In my defense, though, usually, we have school, and activities to drive the kids to, and believe it or not, we've had less friends over this week than usual. So, really, we are busy during the day.
Anyway, I digress.
Ok. I have been waffling back and forth, debating whether I should vent about what I'm about to vent about or not. (Did that make any sense whatsoever?) I hope this doesn't make me sound ungrateful, or anything. It's just I'm feeling a little discouraged is all. Why is it that more people are interested in what I fed my kids for breakfast, or what color I dyed my hair, than in my music? Of the 9 comments I got on my post announcing my free sheet music promo, most of them went something like this: "Oh well, I don't play the piano. Thanks anyway."
Ok, this might sound the slightest bit cynical, but you do realize that you don't actually have to play the piano to listen to piano music, right? You don't have get the free sheet music to buy the CD, if you don't want it.
That said, I appreciate all of you who have said you would buy a CD. I understand if you have reasons you want to wait. And I really, truly appreciate everyone who has ordered a CD already.
I'm just having some serious thoughts of self doubt, and wondering if this thing is just to big for me to succeed.
I'm really worried that my little venting session will offend people. I don't want to guilt people into feeling sorry for me so they'll buy the CD. I want people to buy it because they like the music. All I'm asking, is that you take a moment, go over to my website, and just listen. You just might like it. I've also put Paypal buttons on my music blog, and created an Etsy account, just to make it easier for you. I also have a mail in form if you don't want to pay using Pay pal. Just send me an email, and I'll send it to you.
Does it seem like I've been complaining alot? If so, I'm sorry. I think I've completely lost my funny mojo. Have you seen it? I was reading through some of my older posts, and I think I used to be pretty stinkin' funny. Now, the only time I think I'm funny is when I have a flask in my hand. I think I might have a problem. Is it possible to get addicted to grenadine?
Speaking of funny stories, it recently occurred to me that I may or may not have never told you about the time TJ almost burned my house down. True story. Does that sound familiar? Have I told that story before? If not, plan on a good one later next week.
KJ borrowed my i-pod. Now, of course, I can't find it. I guess that's what I get for being so accommodating as to downloading Disney channel
Let's see.....every song from the Hosanna Concert by Lex De Azevedo. It's so stuck in my brain, from rehearsing over and over. I don't mind it though. The music is so amazing.
Seriously, if you are in Utah, and can make it into Salt Lake tonight or tomorrow night, come see the show. It is going to be incredible!! Buy tickets, here.
Ok, here is my random 10 list for today:
1. She Went Out For Cigarettes - Chely Wright
2. I've Got You Under My Skin - Frank Sinatra
3. Can't Fight This Feeling - REO Speedwagon
4. Forever - Kenny Loggins
5. Voulez Vous - ABBA
6. Recuerdos - Eros Ramazotti
7. Wanted Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi
8. Sitting, Waiting, Wishing - Jack Johnson
9. If Tomorrow Never Comes - Garth Brooks
10. Viva la Vida - Coldplay
Bonus: Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Katherine McPhee