Jazz & Pizza, Friday, September 26

Last December we discovered this very special treasure on Hwy 446 just before Lake Monroe outside of Bloomington – the Trailhead Market & Noshery.  During a winter storm, they opened the doors for us and a few friends who braved the storm.  We had the most...

Are We There Yet?

The President’s Council of Economic Advisers released an interesting report this summer on the progress of women’s participation in the workforce.  All the charts and numbers can be found here.  A few interesting and even a bit alarming facts: 1. The wage...

Girls Create Music

For the 2014 edition of Girls Create Music, songwriter Liz Fohl wrote a song especially for the girls and they performed it together at the final concert.  It was a very special moment and hearing those 40 voices unite and proclaim that they are warriors and strong...

RIP Joe Sample

We lost another jazz giant – keyboardist Joe Sample, probably best known for his leadership of the Jazz Crusaders.  The New York Times features a wonderful overview of his work and influence in the September 14 edition.  I remember roaming a flew market close to...