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Musical Composition

Musical Composition

A pianist friend confided that what she sees in musical composition changes over time—when she looks at  sheet music, especially ones she has loved and played over the years.  What she saw in the score  at age 18 changed when she was 35 in the exact same sheet music....

The 2020 Presidential Election

The 2020 Presidential Election

The 2020 Presidential election --- which began in 2017 – drags on: Forty-eight hours and counting.  it’s been unsettling, waiting. But, here's what I told my self in 2016: Mr. Trump stunned many; nevertheless, the sun is still rising, and the moon showed off,...

Our Anniversary:  What If . . .

Our Anniversary: What If . . .

Every time I begin a thought with “What if” I risk getting myself locked up in emotions and memories that feel like a hamster’s wheel. As our anniversary rolls around, I could wonder: What if I hadn’t gone to Ecuador in the fall of 1968? (For that matter, what if I...

An Anniversary of An Assassination

An Anniversary of An Assassination

Repeating myself on the 49th Anniversary of an assassination that changed American history  and me. On this day in 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King’s life ended – shot by an assassin. He and others throughout the 1960’s forced Americans to look at how we treated some of...

Plunging Into the New Year, Ready or Not

Plunging Into the New Year, Ready or Not

Ready or Not, Here We Go! Into the New Year I am plunging, realizing I am about as ready for it as I would be a dip in the Chesapeake Bay. Nevertheless, off we go . . . into the year. That I don’t mention the news of the year so far doesn’t mean its tentacles aren’t...

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