19 - What's Important?
Student [with reference to going to camp for two weeks with no electronics]: The question I get asked the most is, "How can you go two weeks without your phone?!" Not, "How can you go two weeks without your family?!" They always only say phone, never family. I think it's a sad commentary on our culture when that is what is important to us.
I have been teaching music across the Twin Cities since 2011. Along with seeing students grow as musicians and people, one of the joys of teaching is the ridiculous things my students say.