The Advantages to Living With a Musician


Housemate: I know it’s late, but does anyone mind if I practice my cello for about an hour?
Me: Do you know the Bach Cello Suite No. 1?
Housemate: Yeah…
Me: You can only practice if you play that first.
Housemate: I can do that.
*strains of one of my favorite musical compositions come into the living room*
(Also, never got around to explaining how I listened to game 4 of the ALCS, in which the Tigers finished their sweep of the A’s, via a transistor radio in the middle of a corn maze. But that’s what I did.)


2 responses »

  1. No, as opposed to my crystal radio receiver.
    (In my head, I was quoting “Brown Eyed Girl” by Van Morrison. Also, if you had seen the design of this radio, you would definitely agree that it was from an era where bulky tube sets were still on the market.)

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