By contrast, I took lessons for over 10 years and while, I read music, the extent of my playing these days would be a basic church hymn! I thought about my teachers when I dressed for this post. The first one had the most beautiful pale sculptured hands and I seemed to recall that she also worked as a hand model. The last one was a bachelor. I would trek to his home after school, making note of the scent of his home, just as I'm sure he recalls that I didn't practice my Chopin Etudes as often as I ought.
Many of you may realize by now that I've been trying to take a bit a blog sabbatical. I haven't been making my regular commenting rounds though I've been lurking here and there.
- DH and I have had the house to ourselves for the past two weeks. We've celebrated our 16th wedding anniversary...among other things. It's been great to renew our sense of each other rather than take our partners for granted as can so easily happen with long-married folk.
- My eBay experiments continue with mixed results, although its exciting to be learning something new.
- Classes begin a week from Monday.