Sometimes the Universe Smiles!

Sometimes the universe smiles! This last week was one of those times. I was riding my husband’s horse, it spooked and bucked, I landed on the ground in the middle of an arena of freshly furrowed sand. Even with the “soft landing” (that soft thing may be up for interpretation!), I managed to break my…

Art Needs No Justification

I am struck by amount of people who feel that I need to justify my piano playing.  Their first reaction when they find out that I play piano is, “Do you teach?” when my answer is no, they immediately have nothing else to say. I find it interesting because of a couple things. First off…

Cost of Music

Stan Getz playing Misty on a summer morning….. lovely. The music speaks to me in a way that words miss. The sound settles my spirit, inspires my heart and sooths my mind.  I recognize that it is odd to try to write about music but I wish people understood the beauty and mastery that it…