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Being with people who make me laugh, who laugh at me, who laugh with me… It is such good therapy, folks. Left to my own tendencies, I take life much too seriously. I look for hidden things–always searching, always questioning, … Continue reading

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Sometimes the greatest therapy is the simplest thing. To say that I’ve been emotional lately would be about as understated as the National Deficit. The reasons why are mostly unimportant, but I must confess that music has been a large … Continue reading

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Somewhere in the midst of it all, I missed Rodger.

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Choral Panic

I remember the very first time I felt what I’ve come to call “Choral Panic.” We were three rehearsals away from our Spring concert, and I realized (after I’d finally made sense of the ha-ha-ha-ha-hallelujahs in Handel’s Zadok the Priest) … Continue reading

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Struggling Toward Spring

I’ve been struggling. It’s a difficult confession for me for so many reasons. First, I suppose, because (as I’ve allowed myself to contemplate again this week) I am an introvert. I am such an introvert. I am an outrageous introvert. … Continue reading

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On Gluten, Love, & Having Babies

It’s been some time since I’ve come here simply to share my heart with you all. And in spite of my neglect, I am always humbled to log in and find that my blog still gets daily hits. I promise, … Continue reading

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Thirds: Choir, Parallelism, & 5K

Hello Folks! The Summer is settling into something far more comfortable, something far less busy, something inspiringly familiar–Autumn. Here’s what’s happening in my Autumn-loving heart. Choir Our first rehearsal for the Fall 2013 semester is two days away! I cannot … Continue reading

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