How I Know I Married a Musician: Part 5 | Overstuffed Overstuffed

Monday, August 22, 2011

How I Know I Married a Musician: Part 5


Today, Joel came out to the kitchen dressed to go to work after listening to recordings of this year's orchestra repertoire all morning. He's lost some weight recently and I thought that the pants he was wearing didn't fit him well anymore. So, I said to him, "I don't really like those cords." His (very indignant) response was:


The chords of William Tell Overture? Why not? What's wrong with them???!?


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  1. Hahahahahahaha! So what size is he now?

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  2. I got a good chuckle out of that one. I'm assuming he really was joking at all??? Because that would've been a good 'Jane' joke, if you know what I mean....

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  3. I honestly did snicker out loud. I have a daughter who is a musician and I can hear her saying something VERY similar.

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  4. Thanks for the laugh - I needed that! I can so picture those words coming out of Joel's mouth. :)

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  5. But really---how could you not like William Tell?!
    Classic response:)

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  6. Ha ha ha ha. That's so great. I just read parts one through four, too. Man, I wish you two (and your cute kids) were close, still! That's probably way selfish of me, but your family is definitely one of my favorites!

    P.S. I am not sure who I'm taking voice from, yet. They had to hire a new teacher due to the extensive demand at the University this year, and I haven't been introduced to her yet. Fingers crossed that she is even half as helpful as you were!

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  7. That is great!

    Toward the end of the last school year, my kids were really dilly-dallying, and I was afraid they would be late to catch the bus. I said, "Boys! You need to hurry up! I don't want you to miss the bus!" And Ethan immediately started humming the William Tell Overture while busting it into gear!

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