Monthly Archives: November 2016

Expressing Gratitude

Tasked with writing a letter expressing gratitude to someone who changed their lives but whom they never thanked, my students had a project one Thanksgiving to write a letter of gratitude and to surprise the person they are thanking by … Continue reading

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Just Keep Playing!

Just Keep Playing! Going with the flow of life this week, there was a unexpected turn. I was asked to play the piano for a Retreat at church.¬† Having encountered the tsunami query, a myriad of thoughts and ideas raced … Continue reading

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Happy Veteran’s Day!

  Red, White and Blue Our flag – proudly displayed in classrooms, courts, homes and churches. The Pledge of Allegiance recited. One nation, under God. Armistice – later Veteran’s Day. Thanks and gratitude expressed: courage, bravery, our men and women … Continue reading

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Elixir of Life

  Tea for Two Awaiting a turn is not always easy. While I hover and you sip the nectar, I’ll hum my favorite tune. Life is full of surprises. While the sun shines, I will allow you to finish sipping … Continue reading

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