Category Archives: Grace In Small Things

Choir Makes Me Happy.

  1. Cookie baking for Mole Day – it’s on Friday, kids!
  2. Singing along with the altos.
  3. Peanut M&M’s.
  4. Confusion about the day of the week. It’s Wednesday, by the way.
  5. Short school days and spontaneous hair cut appointments.

Two Fine People

  1. Productive early-morning choir rehearsals.
  2. Broadway recaps and off-key choruses.
  3. Front page articles and editing!
  4. Chemistry lab periods involving exploding heads.
  5. Adorable little Indian reading buddies with contagious laughs.

They’re Just Attracted to Shiny Things

  1. French horn sectionals.
  2. Babysitting 3.5- and 1.5-year-old boys.
  3. Breakfast sandwiches.
  4. Good-looking progress reports.
  5. Fridays!


  1. Free cookies.
  2. Woolly panda bear mittens.
  3. New issues of arts magazines.
  4. Communal Youtube-watching after Vocal Jazz rehearsals.
  5. Future babysitting jobs! Finally!

Cause of Death, However? Social Homework.

  1. Sweeping Mrs. James’ sidewalk.
  2. Watching Ghost Whisperer, eating chocolates, and chatting with a friend.
  3. Dr. Gregory House.
  4. Turkey leftovers.
  5. First snowfalls… at least, first snowfalls that stick around.

I Don’t Know Why Nobody Told You

  1. Numerous batches of chocolate cookies.
  2. Paul Simon.
  3. Carving clay jack-o’-lanterns.
  4. Actually having some semblance of a social life.
  5. Fireplaces.

Never Before, Never Again

  1. Warm soup and panini sandwiches on a stupidly cold day.
  2. Actually being able to play the sixteenth-note runs.
  3. Cookie party anticipation!
  4. Arguments with the Social teacher about Christmas.
  5. Vocal parts in the Remembrance Day assembly piece.