Another Day, Another Practice

There goes another day, I think as the last student slams the door behind him.…


Livin' the Dream

Recently I overheard two people greeting one another in the grocery store.…


The Snails

Felix likes snails. A lot. Felix is my eight-year-old nephew, who lives in San…


Pie and Poems

Recently a student missed a lesson without notice. They had forgotten, I found…


The Chip Game

While I am convinced kids don’t really need gimmicks in order to enjoy piano…


Revisiting the 15 Outfits

I came home from our recent trip to Texas with three takeaways: OMG! The…


That Monkey Slobber Thing

Jeffrey is learning scales. Translation: Jeffrey is learning key signatures. In…


A Reminder

First, a bit of background. It is only April and already this year seems…


Springtime Digging

Spring has officially arrived. I have daffodils and hyacinths in the garden.…


Chord Scrabble

The occasional break can be a very good thing. It gets us out of our ruts,…