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For every thing there is a season

There are some times – blissful, joyous, delightful times – when playing the cello is a relaxing respite from the rest of my world. Times when even challenges are exciting opportunity for growth and learning about life, myself and this … Continue reading

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Cello Choirs and Orchestra Study Groups.

Last week I read this great article about a New Zealand based Cello Choir and I got totally inspired. Cello choirs have been popular since the 1970s when the 12 cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra recorded Julius Klengel’s Hymnus … Continue reading

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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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Have you seen my guest post? Psst, I’ll tell you where to find it!

A couple of months ago I was delighted to be invited to guest post at one of my favorite cello blogs: that of teacher Emily Ann Peterson. Somewhere in the middle of all my self imposed blog exile last week, … Continue reading

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Words, New Cellos and Life

You’ll have to forgive me for the lack of real posts lately (well, nobody’s twisting your arm, but it would be nice…) Between starting a new job, a big push to get some major novel revisions complete and the ongoing … Continue reading

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This Week in Cello-land: Recap

Phew, almost Friday again! Big happenings this week: orchestra rehearsal round 2, my first lesson in months, and a new job! Shall we begin? Confession: I am more of a perfectionist than I would like to admit. Ditto to being … Continue reading

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Pollyanna and the Silver Cloud…Who’s to say?

At times in my life I thought that there were just “happy people” (and conversely unhappy people) or that “the only reason to be happy is if you have something to be happy about” (cause and effect) Those two little gems walked me down the path of feeling like a real Jane Eyre trudging through my days. Continue reading

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