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The Case in Point: Ask and you shall receive

The other day, I spent sometime on Google Reader, catching up on blogs I’ve subscribed to and neglected over the past couple of weeks. One of which is Danielle Laporte’s “White Hot Truth” which never fails to inspire. One post … Continue reading

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My Cello Wishlist: The Pinstoppa

Protect your hardwood floors and carpet from the deadly endpin “spike” AND boost the “aww” factor up to the next level. They come in a range of colors and designs: starts and moon, soccer balls, initials and bumble bee. Originally … Continue reading

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Damn it, Janet! or The Case of the Self Destructing Cello Case

I nestled Miss CC snug in her bed, towel wrapped the neck to avoid scuffing by the nasty raw velcro strap, put the bow into the sleeve and started to shut the case. A minute before the zipper touches down I hear the unmistakable ‘thunk’ of wood on wood and fling open the top to see the bow sleeve has come completely detached from the lid, dropping the bow (frog first) onto the cello and leaving a narrow, quarter-inch long dent in the topsheet. Continue reading

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Things for Cellos

Now that I’ve revealed the inner Spartan driving my skill acquisition process, I realize some of you (parents) may be wondering what planet I come from or if I ever lighten up. (That would be Mars, and actually, this is me, pretty light) Come to think of it, I actually enjoy the Galamian scales, so you might have a point. Continue reading

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