Category Archives: Music

“What’s a sugar plum, and why does it get its own fairy?”

The holidays have finally struck here at Caterpickles Central. I wasn’t entirely sure it was going to happen this year, seeing as how there are still flowers blooming outside our front door, but I chaperoned The Ten-Year-Old’s field trip to … Continue reading

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Was macaroni and cheese really one of Beethoven’s favorite foods?

The Eight-Year-Old, lobbying for her favorite dinner: “Mommyo, did you know that mac and cheese was one of Beethoven’s favorite foods?” Mommyo, dubiously: “Really? Where did you learn that?” The Eight-Year-Old, confidently: “Schroeder.” That’s right. Everything my daughter knows about … Continue reading

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