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Making Faces

My husband says that I make “John Mayer faces” when I play the piano. Who should be more insulted by this: me or John Mayer?

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Special Deliveries

Two fun things came in the mail today. First, my father’s photo album arrived, and it looks great. I think he’s going to like it. Second, I got some new sheet music. I’ve been trying to learn “Des Abends,” which … Continue reading

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Piano Lessons

Just a few days ago Marshall announced, “I want to learn how to play the piano.” This was music to my ears! Being able to play a musical instrument is a blessing that I want to share with both of … Continue reading

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Obstacles

Is it any wonder that I don’t play my piano often? There are so many obstacles in my way. First, the situation has to be just right. The children must be either out of the house or soundly asleep, and … Continue reading

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Musical Goals: Part III

Goals require one to be realistic. I have been thinking about my musical goals now for several days, and I think I’ve come to a conclusion. Not only is my time limited, but my hands are already strained by the … Continue reading

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Musical Goals: Part II

Yesterday I dug through boxes of music books and instruments and made a big ol’ mess, but now all but one of my instruments are out where they can be played. The missing one is an African stringed instrument that … Continue reading

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Musical Goals

On this day, I’m still thinking about old dreams and new goals. Sorry to continue with the introspection, but I need to get this out of my system and I do my best thinking while writing. One of the things … Continue reading

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Busy, Busy, Blue

Total blog neglect—it ought to be a crime. It isn’t, though, so I won’t be hauled before a judge right now, at least not for that. They might try to get me for admitting to a love a snow, since … Continue reading

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Finally!

We bought a piano on Sunday. After all these years, I’m finally going to have a real piano, one with which I can make professional-quality music. I am so excited! Only 26 days until delivery!

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Instrumental Decision

I need a piano. I’ve been playing on an electric keyboard for about 10 years. It has full-size, weighted, touch-sensitive keys, so it plays very much like a piano, but though it can makes pianolike sounds issue from speakers, it … Continue reading

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