I Hear Voices

Last Sunday morning, I was chatting with an older couple at church while they waited for the service to start. I asked them if they were excited about the Super Bowl, and the woman said she was excited for The Voice afterwards. I had no idea what she was talking about, so I asked for details. She gave me an account of what the show is like, she named the judges (I don’t know who they are at this point; they were some names I recognized, but people I wouldn’t), and gave me a rundown. Huh, I thought.

I found it really funny that someone older than my parents was more “in touch” than I am. I don’t watch TV (I stream a few shows) or the news, I don’t read any major headlines, and, basically, if it isn’t on Twitter or Facebook, I probably didn’t hear about it. As our famous line from this summer’s beach trip goes, “Do they play that on KLOVE?” If not, I probably won’t recognize it. I’m out of touch, and I’m okay with that. 

Fast forward to yesterday. David Grace, a musician friend of ours posted on his Facebook page that he had auditioned for The Voice and that it might be a good idea to watch the February 13th episode. David sang at our wedding, and we still love to hear him play. 
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I’m so excited for the opportunities this will create for him. In a matter of seven days, I’ll go from never having heard of The Voice to tuning in; you should, too. It’s on NBC at 7:00 pm.

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