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At 2:22am on September 21, 2008, Marla said…
Hey Mar ;-)

Actually tried to call you a few times over the past coupla weeks and I guess you have been out 'n about. I'll keep tryin' but just check in via email or somethin' so I know you are doing OK.

At 2:28pm on September 22, 2008, John Carmichael said…
Hi Marissa,
Thanks for the warm greeting. It's a pleasure to meet you! We travel through Texarkana on the way to visit my mother, brother, sister-in law, and nieces, in Bowling Green, Kentucky every year. We are so exhilarated as we cross the state line to and from...
Isn't this a lovely page and idea? So grateful to Bev for creating it, and allowing Stan Getz fans around the world to pay tribute to his fantastic musicianship, while connecting and sharing with one another!
Please keep in touch, and thanks again for contacting me!
Your friend,
At 8:17pm on November 9, 2008, Lou and Eva said…
Hi Cousin, Thanks for the Sugar Bush squirrel gif. We found the Sugar Bush web site and had a such a laugh. There's so many great squirrel photos on it. A Lot of moving gifs. too. We don't know how they got that squirrel to sit through all those photo shoots. Did you try out the sausage bread recipe yet? You mentioned you already bake bread so adding the other ingredients are a breeze. Were getting ready for the Holidays here and if you and Michael should ever plan a trip to NY you gotta let us know! We are still awaiting a phone call from you. We know your on a very busy schedule. Hope to TTYS. Love from LI - Eva and Lou
At 10:33am on November 10, 2008, Marla said…
Hey Mar!

Yeah, 'tis been a long time. No job yet and it is quite scary for me/us. First time I've been unemployed since the tender age of 19 and it has been a year. Anyway, the positive side of it is spending more time with the doggies, listening to music, etc. I hope you and doing well and it is so good hearing from you.

Much love,
Marla (Mar)
At 7:00pm on November 12, 2008, Marla said…
How is the lovely Ms. Dodge this evening? We are toasty warm in the house even 'tho it is less than toasty warm outside (34 degrees at 6:30 p.m.).

At 7:33am on November 13, 2008, Denis Ouellet said…
Thank you Marissa. Nice to hear from you. Also swingin' in the far north;))
I am happy that you have such a good time. Of course would love to hear those tunes;)

I finally made it into that other band I was telling you about this summer.
More on this later;))
By the way are you on MySpace Marissa ? Let me know so I can request you.
So I guess you're very busy with work. That's good.
Lots of work here also.

You take care
Love and hugs
At 9:00am on November 13, 2008, Joan DesCarpentier said…
Hey sweety!! So good to hear from you:)) I have been just all too conumed with school, work and well I do escape to go record a few songs on Karaoke MySpace lol That is just the neatest thing ever!! I am glad to hear you are doing well and singin too. I haven't been on any net either and God knows I belong to a million and one hehheee Take care of you and will ttyl...Luv ya much!! xoxo
At 10:18pm on November 23, 2008, Lou and Eva said…

Glitter Graphics & Comments Hi Marissa, Its starting to get pretty cold here. We were a little concerned what we were going do for Thanksgiving dinner this year with everything getting so tight and all. But it ends up we found a rent a center that will rent us a turkey for Thanksgiving. So long as we get it back by the next day! haha It was either that or buying one of those imitation turkeys Have a good one and Blessings to you, your family and pets. cousins Eva and Lou
At 10:23pm on November 23, 2008, Marla said…
Good evening from land of 27 degrees. Hey, not complaining, it was about 18 degrees last night at this time, so I guess we're havin' a heat wave. It was lovely making contact with Bob Freedman and checkin' out his website - he's a gem. I love you and hope you and hubby are keeping warm, too.

At 10:10am on December 29, 2008, frankeric said…
When I was a kid in the Bronx, we all played cowboys and indians and when someone said something unbelievable we all chimmed in with "Get out of Dodge!".
Anyway, stay happy and warm and keep the notes close to the heart.
At 9:09pm on December 30, 2008, frankeric said…
Ah, I thought there was some Italian in there....
I'm using the Rubank advanced methods saxophone book. I'll be in this book for at least a year and then once a month. And I thought learning to read music was hard! This book really tests me; a newbe at that.
So, long tones for 10-15 minutes, 1/2 an hour on the advanced book, then onto the fun stuff. I play Body and Soul, standard and the Coleman Hawkins version every day along with So Nice (Summer Sumba). Then I end with a few bars of Tenor Madness, Sonny Rollins and Watermellon Man. What a workout. I do this because I'm a late bloomer to music and from all the books I read, Devil's Horn and such, I'm very very late. My mentor, Stan Getz, well, you know his start. I'm late, but better late than never. I seem to be driven by a higher calling.
Hey, enough. What's your current passion? Have you ever been to SOTW forum? Lots of info, and BS also, but good reading and informative.

Later, Dodge...
At 7:18pm on January 3, 2009, Denis Ouellet said…
Hey Marissa, hoping you're having a great start to the new year.
Thanks for being there.

Maybe you will dig Ben Sidran's Auld Lang Syne. (-:

At 2:51pm on March 11, 2009, Daniela D'Ercole said…
Thank you Marissa! Hope to meet you soon!
At 9:03pm on May 16, 2009, Bev Getz said…
Hey! Sitting her listening to your awesome tracks... B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L! Really...
Big hug,
At 11:40am on May 20, 2009, Lou and Eva said…
Hi Cool Cous, We are not on least not yet. We are content with myspace, but you mentioned you don't have the high speed connection for it. )o: There is some great music sites on myspace. ie: I was able to connect with the cool keyboardest/arranger Bob James. He was very sympathetic when I told him I had to give up my tenor sax due to a neck injury. I told him I still have all his Albums (which I do) starting from his Bob James One album, and how much I loved all his arrangements from the Genie Album including the theme for Taxi. Also Joan just opened a new page on myspace with alot of her great songs. She is so talented.
We took our dog Annie in this week for her yearly shots and asked the vet if he can also give me a shot for the swine flu that's going around. I told him I have been squealing a lot lately in my sleep. Of coarse he couldn't do that but did give us a sedative for Annie's fear of 4 of July fireworks and fear of thunder, and I think it might also be just what I need to help stop me from chasing cars. lol. Keep us informed to your latest endeavors . Hugs to you and all the pets. Lou and Eva
At 7:43pm on May 20, 2009, Hilde Hefte said…
Hi Marissa :-))
Thank you for accepting me!
Love your voice!! Beautiful!
Love and hugs
Hilde :)
At 8:58am on June 14, 2009, Bev Getz said…
Stopping by to send you hugs Marissa... and to listen.. naturally! (-;
At 7:14am on June 19, 2009, Bev Getz said…
OMG Marissa!!! Your comment had me CRYING I was laughing so hard!!!! "Ethel, you're about a hundred dry-mouthed years old, don't you know any other songs? And where did you learn your phrasing? On a roller coaster?" Your sense of humor is right in line with mine.. only I'm not NEARLY as witty!! You've started my day off with a HUGE smile... I'll be breaking up from this all day as it pops in and out of my (1 lonely, little cell) brain!!

Huge hugs!
Love ya,
At 2:46pm on August 14, 2009, Bev Getz said…
At 11:11am on August 15, 2009, Bev Getz said…
Deactivated my FB page for the time being.... it was rubbing on my LAST NERVE a lil' too much!

Love you & Big hugs

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