The Farm

Oct. 12, 1941 Dear Grace:  Just got the pictures yesterday that were taken at…


The List and The Kitchen Timer

Recently I listened to an interview with Elizabeth Gilbert on the podcast On…


15 Outfits

Last week my best friend Lora and I were talking on the phone. “I have…


All or Nothing

I’m afraid, like many people, I have a rather binary, all or nothing……


Summer of Inhabiting the Rests

Some of my students have discovered a whole new meaning to the concept of…


Practice Holes

In March. I played a piece for one of Matt’s choirs called Songstream by Alice…


The Amaryllis

No matter what happens, I’ve always known I was inheriting the amaryllis.…


79 Letters: A Crisis of Practice

In retrospect, I believe it started with the purse. In late February my mother…


You Garden

It is the time of year when I am facing an entire garden in need of pruning.…


Movable Do

I should start with a disclaimer: I love the French. I love France, a country…