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Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up

Let’s face it. Mondays are rough. The end of the freedom that came with the weekend, the start of a long week, the return to work. To help ease you into your week, I would like to share a little something that made me smile. I know you usually hang out right here on my …

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A Year In Review

Ah, January! A time for reflection, for plotting the year ahead. A time for rebirth, for starting something new. Millions of people make resolutions on January 1st, and millions of those resolutions are broken by the end of week one. Personally, I  never met a resolution I didn’t break and so I stopped making them, officially. …

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Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up

Let’s face it. Mondays are rough. The end of the freedom that came with the weekend, the start of a long week, the return to work. To help ease you into your week, I would like to share a little something that made me smile. Awesome!

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Four Days – Unsupervised and Untethered

Ahhh, the time has come to take a few days off from my day job… And now with my forced relaxation (? Is that an oxymoron?) with my writing, what am I to do? Usually, when I have a few days of down-time, I end up running a cat or two to the vet (fingers …

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The Gift of a Musical Upbringing

When I was growing up, I was surrounded by music. Both my mom and dad sing. Back then, they were in church choir, a local Pops chorus, and my dad also sang barbershop – both in a chorus and a quartet. My sister and I both took piano lessons when we were little. We also …

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My Fiddle Fascination

I have always loved music – all genres are welcome in my CD collection. But ss you can see from my last couple posts, I have a fascination with the violin. I started playing violin in my late 30s with the intention of learning to play some classical music. Luckily, I had a wonderful teacher …

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The Power of Music at Your Fingertips

There are people in this world who are musically inclined, and there are those who are musically challenged. And then there are those of us who are musically inclined but have never progressed past the extreme amateur stage. 🙂 Some talented individuals amaze me. They can play a bunch of instruments extremely well. The other …

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