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Blame it on the Sunshine

Blame it on the Sunshine

Blame it on the sunshine — or the coffee — or the rumor in our area that the Omicron Virus may be peaking.  I feel Hopeful. Sort of. That hope feels like a shaft of  sunshine, after weeks of gray— as friends and family endured bouts of illness over Christmas.  The...

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....

A True Truth or Two

A True Truth or Two

It’s true: I don’t like to think of myself as losing ground; but: When your mind thinks you can do what you did at 35 and you’re 70 years old, it’s only a matter of time before you get yourself hurt. (John Erickson) Maybe it’s because I had so much time on my hands...

Writing — JUMP IN!

Writing — JUMP IN!

So, the other day I had a casual conversation with a younger woman who likes writing, but is reluctant to wade into words, arranging them in such a way that satisfies herself and communicates her thoughts.  My analysis — not her’s. Writing is  . . . tricky.  Being...

The Argument Today: My Body, My Choice

The Argument Today: My Body, My Choice

“My body, my choice” is an argument that many make to justify a woman’s right to end the life of her unborn child.  Today, many wonder if that argument is equally applicable in other decisions, like the one whether to receive a vaccine against the COVID-19 virus. Yes....

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