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rose-colored glasses

An unduly idealistic, optimistic, sentimental, or wistful perspective on or about something. Primarily heard in US. I know Sarah looks on our childhood with rose-colored glasses, but I can't put aside how difficult my parents' failing marriage was for all of us. Despite doing worse every quarter for the last two years, our boss keeps seeing the business through rose-colored glasses. You need to take off your rose-colored glasses for a moment and realize that there are serious problems in the world that need fixing.
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The first entry, "Rose Colored Glasses" is in the key of C major with an appropriate range for the newly intermediate clarinetist; from a3 to c6.
Put on rose colored glasses, view the world through gratefulness rather than annoyances.
Lo and behold, Beeula taps the Magic Sceptre three times and says the magic words,"Let everyone know the magic of Halloween" and magic dust brings along candy corn, rose colored glasses, a black cat costume for Pumpkin-Puss, Beeula's Halloween-challenged cat, pumpkin flashlights, trick or treat bags, and a huge black owl named Hootie!
So, I put on my rose colored glasses and I tell myself that I'm content to count out my age in chronological years and hope I'm helping to extend my life as I go along.
These recommendations should help to remove the rose colored glasses that a lot of people use to view tax-exempt organizations."
For the blinded Bush followers, he could say the grass is green one day and pink the next and they would run for their rose colored glasses and proclaim that he is right.
"Let's figure out exactly what each party needs and wants, what is important for each group, and then work out a plan for achieving it without the rose colored glasses," he recommends.
The collection begins with "Rose Colored Glasses" to "Monster Mask" and "Alone in the Attic." Further we find, "Little Rondeau" and "Ticket to California" and "Is it Morning?" The imaginative names are more childlike in nature even though the music is not for the beginner flutist.
The first piece, "Rose Colored Glasses" starts with an easy-to-hear/ easy-to-play melody that develops into an interesting harmonic challenge toward the middle of the piece and ends peacefully, inviting the young student to add to their abilities in a fun way.