Thursday, December 31, 2015

A little Music to Start the Festivities

While I get ready for my big date with Frankie for the New Years Eve Pawty hosted by Dory and Murphy and Stanley (photos coming up this evening), I will leave you with some music. This is Dad playing at a church for a wedding. He hadn't played in YEARS, but when he was young, before he did the whole engineer/inventor thingy he played in an orchestra in Austria. This video was taken in March of 2011, when he and Mom were first dating.

Even if he said he was "really rusty", Mom was quite proud of him, though Mom did make the minister and ushers crack up when they didn't recognize her from either the bridal party (Dad's college friends, much younger than Mom) or the couple's parents (right age, unfamiliar face).

 Mom just grinned, winked at Dad, and said "I'm with the band!"

 Abby Lab


  1. Hari OM
    Can't beat Bach for getting the pawty started... nice clip Abby. Have a wonderful time and may you and the peeps look forward to a fabulous 2016!!! Hugs and wags, YAM-aunty xxx

  2. Wow, you're Dad's a violinist! That's wonderful and I thought he played beautifully. OMD "I'm with the band!" Now that's funny! BOL
    Grr and a Happy Woof,
    Sarge, Party Animal

  3. OMD Abby... your dad is a Fabulous Musician!! LOVED EVERY SINGLE NOTE!!!

    Now I am Scared Pharrrrrtless... he will HATE ME.... I can't even play a RADIO.

    And the Doods and Roxy and Ernie won't even LET ME NEAR THEIR BAND....
    Your dad is gonna HATE me.

    1. Frankie - when Mom sings - cat's gather on the porch - and Dad loves her.

      Dad thinks you rock.

      Abby Lab

  4. How wonderful, mom loves violin music, your dad is fabulous!
    Happy New Year
    Mr Bailey, Hazel & Mabel

  5. See you at the party.
    Wishing you a very happy New Year!

  6. your dad is fabulous... to make musik with my own paws is one of my greatest dreams... my mom sighed, she dreamed about playing guitar and being a rockstar once... sadly her parents shend her to piano lessons BOL.
    Happy New Year!


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