Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Late December, Belgian Days

Tis the 23rd of December and all was quiet in the house - except the blaring TV downstairs of course. The good news is it has been an all Belgian beer day (Affligem Noel, Maredsous 8 Dubbel, and St. Bernardus Tripel). Glorious!

The season of Christmas is in full swing: family, stress, traveling (or in my case, lack of traveling), general indolence, traffic, last-minute shopping. I'm procrastinating the wrapping of ALL gifts until the last minute. I do not enjoy wrapping at all. It's tedious and falls into the same category as making the bed, only worse (I do actually make the bed every day however).

I digress....

I've been reading Jay Friedman's website over the last few days and have really enjoyed the tips on articulation. I recommend these articles for everyone. The idea of a drawbridge I find particularly helpful - as well as the idea that it is all chin and up. Read "Abracadabra" and you'll know what I'm talking about:

1 comment:

  1. thanks, I particularly liked the part where it RUINS THE SOUND.