Monthly Archives: April 2011

The exercise saga Part 4,354,941

OK, that’s about how many times I’ve tried to get started with an exercise program. And that’s how many times I have started and stopped, or not started at all. I even joined a health club once during the days … Continue reading

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The Cat who DOESN’T Like Viola Music

My sister doesn’t like it when I practice my viola. She says it gives her a headache when I repeat passages over and over again. Today, she went out shopping so I quickly got out my viola, tuned up and … Continue reading

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I just want to call my mom

My mom passed away in 2004. She was almost 89 years old. At least once or twice a week, I start to pick up the phone to call her and then remember she’s not there any more. I keep forgetting … Continue reading

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I’m just “off” today

You know what I mean? Just off — off kilter, dissatisfied, uncomfortable, for the birds, lame, mediocre, not up to par, schlocky … Is it Mercury being retrograde? Is it because it’s so gray outside? Is it because I exercised … Continue reading

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Lynnie and the Goose

Once, when I was driving to play a symphony concert at Harper College in Palatine, Illinois, a large Canada goose walked out in front of my car on the college’s access road. The big goose stood there in the middle … Continue reading

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