Winter Weather Songs

Winter Weather Songs

While winter is not officially here, cold weather has started to enter Kansas.  With it, I am preparing to start an intergenerational class centered on winter weather.  It will afford reminisce opportunities for the older adults: What things did you do during the...
Joy in Learning

Joy in Learning

My parents were/are life long learners.  They set an example of reading, sharing information, taking continuing education, visiting museums, …the list goes on.  That love of learning lives on in me.  The number of books waiting on my shelf as well as on wish...
Recollection through Sound

Recollection through Sound

    Working with older adults has provided me many insights.  I plan on being a “loving life” kind of woman in my 90’s who still tries lots of new activities along with old favorites.  Surrounding myself with family, friends, and music are...
Heeding the traffic light

Heeding the traffic light

For many people, the start of the school year and the passing of Labor Day signals a start to many activities.  For Music Sparks it means sessions are in full swing.  That was my cue for themes this month. Most of the September sessions have themes to do with being...