Morning, Karl the Fog!
We went to an awesome concert last weekend. It wasn’t a big star, or a big venue, or a big new trend, but it was still some of the best music we’d heard in a long time. Carolyn Malachi sang standards and her own music at the latest Party Corps Music for Good event, and she put on a hell of a show. It’s not easy to make a small venue feel powerful and intimate, not to mention sing pitch-perfect on a cramped stage with middling equipment and a band full of strangers, but Carolyn killed it. She mesmerized us the whole night and left us wanting more.
Music for Good is a concert series that connects creative emerging musicians with local worthy causes that they feel strongly about. The proceeds go to the cause, and everyone involved discovers new artists, new missions, and the underlying connections between them.
We discovered Party Corps through a friend who joined recently as showrunner, or at least that’s how we think of her. With her at the helm, the events have gone from good to great. Thanks for introducing us! Can’t wait for the next one!
I went for a run on Saturday, my first since my runner’s knee came back half a year ago. My legs were out of shape, and I had to stop a couple times, but my knee lasted the whole way. It felt good to be back in the saddle.
I suspect it flared up again because I switched to a standing desk a while back. I started feeling it on runs soon after the switch, but it wasn’t until walking started triggering it too, and then even just standing, that I connected the dots. I switched back to sitting on a ball, and a month later I was running again.
I am a bit disappointed. I really enjoyed the standing desk, and I appreciated that I wasn’t sitting all day. I might be able to compromise and stand some of the time, but my desk at work isn’t easily adjustable, so I’ll have to put that on hold for now. I’m glad I tried the standing desk, but I’m even more glad I can run again. See you on the road!
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