If Someone Told Me ~ by Katrina Curtiss  6/17/2020

If Someone Told Me ~ by Katrina Curtiss  6/17/2020
Doctor Visit 7/17/2020

It saddens me deeply that it comes to a point where laws have to be passed, fines levied in order to get people to do the right thing. We were given a chance to shine as caring for each other ~ upon the world's stage, we failed. Today the city…

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My Cat Has The Answer To Voting By Mail ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 5/8/2020

My Cat Has The Answer To Voting By Mail ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 5/8/2020
Basura Wants To Vote By Mail To Vote On Voting By Mail

My cat came to me, swishing her tail Wanting to talk about voting by mail Claiming to have an idea that cannot fail She told me her plans in great detail We vote by mail to vote on voting by mail It seems confusing, on such a national scale Vote…

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The Cat Who Tried To Drywall ~ A short poem by Katrina Curtiss 4/10/2020

The Cat Who Tried To Drywall ~ A short poem by Katrina Curtiss 4/10/2020
Drywall Repair With Basura

My Cat couldn’t learn to play the guitar She failed when she tried to drive my car It seems that she can’t do anything at all So I tried to teach her how to repair drywall First we must scratch, then we scrape Cover the cracks with special tape Plaster…

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A Letter A Day “Time Out Music Lessons” Katrina Curtiss 3/23/2020

Now that the world is in a “Time Out” due to the Corona Virus, there’s a lot that I can’t do. I can’t go into homes and care for the elderly, can’t feed those without food, hug anyone, make surgical masks (I cheated in home economics class and had my…

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My Bathroom Has Been Stripped So Many Times, It Wants It’s Own Pole

My Bathroom Has Been Stripped So Many Times, It Wants It’s Own Pole
My bathroom has been stripped so many times, it wants its own Dancers Pole

This is an update for previous Musing: https://musings.katrinacurtissmusic.com/2020/03/remodeling-remorse/ On Monday, March 9th, 2020 the guy who was remodeling the guest bathroom was scheduled to arrive in the morning so that we could discuss our concerns. He texted, the morning of our appointment, stating that he was driving, it was raining,…

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Remodeling Remorse

Remodeling Remorse
This is the work of a "professional"

Who would think that you’d have to become a professional in order to hire a professional? After saving pennies, nickels and dimes it became time to remodel the guest bathroom. Install a bathtub, tile the walls and floor. I hired a small company who helped with the original remodeling of…

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The She Shed and She

She likes to make things, sees what’s broken and imagines something whole; one man’s trash is another woman’s treasure. Moving the cars out of the garage, pulling everything into place, sawdust, nails, the drilling, pounding, the gentle stroke of a paintbrush, her own private symphony. After years of having a makeshift…

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How To Find A Good Teacher (Call me ~ Ego aside, read on)

A friend asked me if 50 is too old to learn to play the guitar, a question that comes up from time to time. The answer is no. In my humble opinion, you're never too old. Anyone can learn to play, age is not the determining factor; commitment and passion…

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