Quote of the Day

January 7, 2013

One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average person’s familiarity with the word ‘impossible.’ He knows all the rules that will not work. He knows all the things that cannot be done.
NAPOLEON HILL

This was the magnificent end of a long hike on Maui.
This was the magnificent end of a long hike on Maui.
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Quote of the Day

January 6, 2013

I have learned the novice can often see things that the expert overlooks. All that is
necessary is not to be afraid of making mistakes, or of appearing naive.
ABRAHAM MASLOW

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Sometimes you get thirsty at the train station in Japan. Kind of like the airport in Portland. I can’t fly anywhere without stopping at Gustav’s for a shot of Jager followed by an amazing refreshing, calming, soothing, my flight is going to be amazing beer.

Quote of the Day

January 5, 2013

“Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.”
― Ludwig van Beethoven

According to the brilliant Ben Folds, this is FollowMTWeek. Music Therapists love his support! Thank you, Ben! The Oregon Association of Music Therapy is proud to announce that registration is open for our 3rd annual conference. Check out the commercial.

Quote of the Day

January 4, 2013

“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.”
-BILL GATES

iceesthe quest for icees in Hawaii 2007

Perspective, Quote of the Day, Uncategorized

January 3, 2013

“You cannot perform in a manner inconsistent with the way you see yourself.”

-Zig Ziglar

Angie & Miranda in our own private Thailand
Angie & Miranda in our own private Thailand
Endurance, Music, Perspective, Tolerance

January 2, 2013

Ok, I know I normally post quick affirmations or quotes that you can put in your pocket and read throughout the day, but I wanted to share a project I completed yesterday. This song helped me get through some of the crazy days of 2012..

Dedicated to everyone picking up the pieces after the tragedies of 2012.  While holding those lost in our hearts, may we make 2013 a beautiful year.

Music, Perspective, Quote of the Day

January 1, 2013: Happy New Year!

“…the fear of making a mistake can be the biggest mistake.”

– Ronald M. Borczon in Music Therapy: A Fieldwork Primer

May your year be full of mistakes & successes & learning opportunities & teaching moments!

...that must be a typo. They mean please get on the stage, right? - Kailua, Hawaii
…that must be a typo. They mean please get on the stage, right? – Kailua, Hawaii
Endurance, Perspective, Quote of the Day

December 31, 2012

“The damage has been done. Life is about picking up the pieces and moving forward.” – Dawn Iwamasa

Dawn and Angie
Angie & Dawn

Enjoy the last day of the year!!

Endurance, Perspective, Quote of the Day, Tolerance

December 30, 2012

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring: all of which have the potential to turn a life around. ~ Leo F. Buscaglia

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Bozeman, Montana

Endurance, Nature, Perspective, Quote of the Day, Tolerance

December 28, 2012

 

 

 

 “In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.” ~ Dalai Lama

DSC00048Someday I will master this pose and fall over with joy. – Bend, Oregon