Zya and Our $600 Drum Kit

Alexander is taking drum lessons. Both of the kids took piano lessons in early elementary because I believe that learning to read music is as fundamental as learning to read another language. Learn Latin, Mandarin, English and Spanish. Learn music. It’s the rule in my house and it’s a rule I’d let slide for the past few years. Nature abhors a vacuum as do I. So when I noticed that Alexander had a little more free time than I’d have liked I said, “Pick an instrument.” And we was like, …