Sunday, September 30, 2007

Ben and the Clarinet

No one should have to play an instrument that requires being drained of spit.


Anonymous Laura said...

pray he doesnt get into wrestling in high school.

Billy wrestled all 4 years....when they have to make weight for a match, they arent even allowed to swallow their own saliva! He used to walk around with cup and.....well, you get the picture!!! That, and all he ate was lettuce.....

ok, Im gagging now.....glad thats over!

9:05 PM  
Blogger Sara said...


7:41 AM  
Blogger Suzy said...

Yep 2 playing the trombone I refuse to even touch them after a marching band parade. ewwwww.

1:08 PM  
Anonymous Rhea said...

I recently wrote on my blog about playing the clarinet as a kid. It was sort of against my will. I wanted to play the DRUMS, but my mother thought girls didn't play drums. Ugh.

1:24 PM  
Blogger Sara said...

Ben chose the clarinet, after trying the trombone. Jeanine is a percussionist- drums were completely allowed.

they have to take something, though. That's the problem with having one of your parents an accomplished musician. The only force is to take an instrument. even voice is okay. but it has to be something.

1:39 PM  
Anonymous Molly said...

That's why I like being a string player. I don't have to make any of the parts of my instrument, it's portable, and I never have to dump spit out of it.

Um, there's a viola joke in there somewhere.

4:29 PM  

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