What would you do if I handed you a $100 bill? I once had a student who started cello lessons with me when he was 5 years old, and he LOVED the cello. He loved playing the cello, he loved practicing the cello… Continue Reading “The $100 Bill”
Ahhh November. Here in Bermuda, November is a tricky month. For instance, yesterday was 78 degrees and sunny. Today, I’m wearing jeans and a sweatshirt hoping Paul will be inspired to build a fire and bring me a cup of tea.
Remember that little trip to Chicago I took in October? It was just last week, but it feels like it was a gazillion years ago! It was exciting, exhausting, exhilarating, and everything you would expect. Overall, my experiment of going to a city and… Continue Reading “Chicago!”
Happy October! Month of fall foliage, Halloween costumes, apple picking and pumpkin spice lattes. I will have none of those things in Bermuda; here, October means hurricanes, getting the garden planted (and then losing it all to the afore-mentioned hurricanes) and finding lightweight clothing… Continue Reading “Happy October!”
I believe that summer begins on Memorial Day and ends on Labor Day, and I strongly adhere to that schedule each year. This year, however, I have realized the importance of the “transition week” in getting myself from pre-Labor Day, when my life revolves… Continue Reading “The Transition Week”
There are two questions I am often asked by my non-musician friends and family: The first, is a general, “So….what, exactly, do you do all day?”. When I tell them I practice, they look at me kind of funny. But then when they see… Continue Reading “What I do All Day”