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Where words fail, music speaks

“Where words fail, music speaks.” –Hans Christian Anderson “I play piano every day.” –Sarah McLaughlin … and I do too Sarah. “The piano keys are black and white, but they sound like a million colours in your mind.” –Maria Cristina Mena EDITED TO ADD: I realize that some people reading my blog may not realize […]

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Currently, the Daffodils

The piano lessons have resumed but they sure aren’t easy. Nevertheless, I really do love the piano and sit with it each and every day. I hope one day to make her sound as beautiful as she deserves. She’s been incredibly patient with me through these lessons. Symbolism of the daffodil / narcissus: “Symbolizing rebirth […]

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Currently . . .

digging (as in liking): learning how to knit as part of my therapy to work on fine motor skills listening: invigorated by Il Volo (Granada, Un Amore Cosi Grande) reading:  since I still can’t concentrate enough nor comprehend when reading a novel, for now I’m content to read poetry from Ocean by Sue Goyette feeling: easily fatigued, but alive! weather: unusually dry […]

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the reward

In life, some people chase dreams. In life, some people give up on their dreams. I’m now reaping the benefits of not giving up on a dream. All my life I wanted to learn to play piano. As many of you know, now that I’m in retirement, I bought a used piano and began taking […]

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Firsts …

Things are looking up! My bucket list first (learning to play piano from scratch): Though I still don’t know all the music notes to read them at a glance, I’m getting there. Better than that, I’m slowly improving with my piano and, with all the daily practice, I’m gaining so much confidence. I can actually […]

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Currently

digging (as in liking): this amazing place where we now live drinking: earlier had a small shot of Sambuca eating: at this moment nothing but made chicken curry and roti for dinner; then nibbled some blueberries I had picked in our yard earlier today listening: to the heavy breathing of the dogs who just came in from their evening […]

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