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The $100 Bill

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…

30-Day Focus Project: November

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. 

A Punch in the Face

“Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face.”  -Mike Tyson If someone had told me that I would be quoting Mike Tyson on this blog, I’d have punched THEM in the face.  But, alas, it’s true.  My best laid plans for…

Happy October!

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…

My Healthy September Post-Mortem

Boy ,this month got busy!  I started out letting you know about my Month-long Focus Project on my Health and had every intention of posting a couple of times each week about various things.  Somehow, it is September 28th and I have posted not…

My 30-Day Focus Project

Ahhh….September.  It’s right up there with New Year’s Day and, of course, every single Monday of the year in terms of reeking of Fresh Start-Ness.  I’m coming to the end of my Transition Week  and it was full of scheduling (lessons), reflection (on the…

Eclipse or Bust

When Paul heard that we were going to be at a friend’s wedding in Baltimore two days before a total eclipse was due to occur in Charleston, SC, he informed me that we would, in fact, be heading south to witness this incredible feat…

AC Fever

This past weekend I went to Boston to host the chamber music concerts over at the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras.  I flew in on Thursday evening, a few days in advance of Sunday’s Marathon concert day, but by Friday night, I was sick as…

What I do All Day

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…

We’re going to Mexico!

Guys, this year has been a whirlwind of activity over at Sundeck.  A new home, new website, cd release, new blog, and a whole lotta flights and concerts.   P has also been working like a dog-teaching an overloaded schedule, designing the sets over…