When you wish upon a star…

My ability to play violin has opened many opportunities for building relationships. I have played for the commissioning service at a new church, outreach events with professional baseball players, Christmas gatherings for pastors, and more. However, none had such a high honour as the wedding I played at on March 10th. This is a once-in-a-lifetime event for the bride and groom, and they asked me to play!

I arrived at the church about one hour and fifteen minutes early. I wanted to...

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Bronchitis… and the hospital visit…

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This is NOT a pregnancy test. It was my flu test. Last week I got sick. I went to worship practice rehearsal on Saturday evening, and about halfway through I lost all of my energy and became very tired. After rehearsal I came home and went straight to bed. Sunday morning dawned, and I was not feeling well. Val was concerned so she told me to stay home and get better. So I did the first part… but not the second.

My symptoms worsened as the week progressed. I had a fairly low-grade fever (only…

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