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Where words fail, music speaks

“Where words fail, music speaks.” — Hans Christian Anderson I love my time with the piano. “The piano keys are black and white but they sound like a million colors in your mind” — Maria Cristina Mena Most of you are aware that I’ve been learning to play piano in my golden years. It’s number one […]

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Lately …

Sadness flies on the wings of the morning, and out of the heart of darkness comes the light. ~Jean Giraudoux (Tribute to Pearl: scroll a short way down to the last paragraph.) Lately … Watched an on-demand movie the other night, The Hundred Foot Journey. As a comic drama it was a bit light-hearted yet with […]

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walking gently through the world

walking gently through the world … I love making things for others. Homemade artisan bread – a photo book – natural bath salts – knitting a scarf – knitting a cowl – homemade napkins. Neighbours are beginning to open their garage doors, bring out their rakes and are poking about in their yards. Yesterday I […]

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As only you can … looking for potential

“May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re wonderful, and don’t forget to make some art — write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next […]

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Believe in Magic

“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” ? Roald Dahl “It’s a marshmallow world in the winter When the snow comes to cover the ground It’s the time for […]

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this day

“Nothing is worth more than this day.” ~Goethe “One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous small treats.” ~ Iris Murdoch “And the day came when the risk it took ro remain tight inside the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anais Nin My wish for you […]

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