The Book and The Gift

The Book and The Gift

The “Gift” – How that segment of the program came to be and ‘the Book’ Too much time has gone by since my last submission. Suffice it to say that lots has been happening that demands my undivided attention- even though most of the time I feel that I have to divide my...

An Alphabet of New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year!  Will be a fantastic year.  2020 taught us so much and shared so many blessings.  We truly learned the meaning of “find the silver lining.” And here we are- on the doorstep of a new year full of new adventures.  I am not one for formal ‘resolutions’ as...
FROM THE MOUTHS OF BABES

FROM THE MOUTHS OF BABES

It was a really sunny and beautifully warm November afternoon when I entered my lovely school, the Colorado Springs Conservatory.  There in the lobby were several children waiting to be picked up by their parents.  I know them all very well.  Sitting in the foyer...
LET THE MUSIC INSPIRE YOU!

LET THE MUSIC INSPIRE YOU!

Listening is a skill that must be forever honed.  We take it for granted and in this day and age of SO many distractions, we can find that the world around us makes it impossible to really focus and actually listen.  A presence of mind and state of focused attention...
A Brilliant Genius Inside Each of Us……

A Brilliant Genius Inside Each of Us……

 A child, unbridled in their most honest and pure temperament is simply put, a masterpiece. My father had a wonderful way of sitting and chatting with a child that would astound anyone.  A fun, engaging way of meeting the child, no matter the age, right where they...