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turkey in the straw

i’m in huge trouble. you might say, a world of trouble. although i’ve been feeling that it might be time to accept that i don’t have another performance in me, i submitted a proposal to stage a performance at a “fringe” theater … Continue reading

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more Adult Piano Adventures

after a lengthy period of stagnation, i’ve returned to practicing piano.  i cannot say i am particularly fond of the songs in my music book “Adult Piano Adventures, Vol. 1.” “When the Saints Go Marching In” is like totally removed … Continue reading

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Gavotte

the blank blog screen terrifies me these days. i can’t even look it in the eye. i’m not sure what i can put into it. the drain is clogged. the plunger is ineffective. i can’t afford a plumber, and if … Continue reading

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plunging

i haven’t been here in quite a while. i’ve been practicing piano a lot, but it’s not really practicing in the usual sense of practicing towards progress and improvement. because it’s more of a practice to plunge deeper into a space that … Continue reading

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depth

i’m at work. it’s pretty quiet here. i wish i had an office, one with a mattress of some sort instead of a desk, and dark window blinds. it would be nice to have a job where all that was … Continue reading

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Room Number 7

i just returned home from my first piano lesson since the one lesson i took at the age of 8.       in Room 7 at the Old Town School of Folk Music. the teacher, a former punk rocker, … Continue reading

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