Aug 3Liked by Lisa Hirst Carnes

I remember in Spain when I was trying to figure out what I wanted to do, and this elderly dude at a news stand asked me why I was traveling. I said to learn Spanish, and then we started talking about music, and he said to me something that has stuck with me, which was, "nothing is stopping you, and I wish somebody told me this sooner." That has been in my head ever since, and I try to think about it daily. Glad that dude was there to tell me those words.

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Aug 2·edited Aug 2Liked by Lisa Hirst Carnes

Scott and Eric were running a 5k back in 2006. Scott collapsed and his heart stopped. A complete stranger running in the race, stopped and administered CPR. I’m eternally grateful for this wonderful person.

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Aug 9·edited Aug 9Author

When David I were newly married we lived in Houston Texas for a short stint. We were playing a lot of music, performing, etc.

One day, we got a last minute call to warm up for a very popular Houston band called Sisters Morales. One of them had heard us at an Open Mic.

We were thrilled! They were (are) amazing! Super talented and great performers.

Anyway, we did our thing and played our set at McGonigel's Mucky Duck. It was super fun!

After we were done, we were sitting down listening to the Sisters Morales and the server gave us an envelope and note. The note read something like, "Thank you for making me feel like I did when I was young. I loved your music." There was also a pile of $20 dollar bills ($180 total)!! Did I mention that we were broke?

We left the bar giddy and went straight to the grocery store and stocked up on supplies.

I wish we could've thanked this sweet person.

What a great, memorable night!

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