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Monthly Archives: September 2017

rainy days

Rain by Shel Silverstein I opened my eyes And looked up at the rain, And it dripped in my head And flowed into my brain, And all that I hear as I lie in my bed Is the slishity-slosh of the rain in my head. I step very softly, I walk very slow, I can’t […]

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Cohen’s Hallelujah

With all the raging fires in Canada and the United States plus the powerful hurricanes and storm surges created by Harvey and Irma, and don’t forget the earthquake in Mexico, I feel a need to turn to Leonard Cohen. Although I’m well aware that the word hallelujah is an expression of praise and worship, Cohen […]

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on the reality of time well spent

When I practice piano, I start with a musical piece I’m familiar with or, dare I say, even relatively good at playing. Then I segue into practicing and focusing on the details of learning the newest (to me) piece. I love playing piano. I love practicing the piano. After all, it’s still the number one […]

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