Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Big day for Claudia M. and others, minus Aiden the Cat

Saturday was the culmination of little Claudia’s practicing. She was scheduled to play on a musical program without Aiden the cat beside her on the piano bench. As a second banana, I would replace my adorable feline as the duet … Continue reading

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A musical match made in heaven, Aiden cat and Claudia in purrr-fect harmony

This evening Aiden decided to share star billing with 8 year old Claudia. It was an encore of sorts, since my student had just completed her lesson and was packing up her music books. Out of  nowhere my angel cat … Continue reading

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The Good, Bad and Ugly: Shopping at Guitar Center in El Cerrito

I rarely go public with my comments on customer service because I’m not inclined to “yelp!” is an Internet site for consumers to yell or qvell (Yiddish for rave positively) about every kind of store imaginable; to rate physicians, … Continue reading

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Aiden, the Cat Rules!

Aiden rules! He steals my attention at the top of each day. At the peep of dawn he scratches the frig door for his scoop of Solid Gold wet food and he meows incessantly until I traipse out of my … Continue reading

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Teens, popular music then and now, Taylor Swift, throw in Five for Fighting “100 Years”

Today was by no means a first for me, a long-haired musician raised on Bach, Beethoven and Brahms teaching a teen some pop tunes by John Ondrasik and Taylor Swift while I sailed through the universe of “Liz on Top … Continue reading

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Aiden at the Piano

Aiden accompanies me on the piano bench as I’m practicing. He’s also posing for the camera, the ham that he is. He knows he’s cute. And just for being my sweetums, he gets a Greenie. Meow, Meow…

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Near heart failure, but Ilyana saved the day!

I nearly had heart failure early this morning after seven gut wrenching hours of writing, tweaking, inserting photos, editing, and refining my new post, “After the Fall.” Suddenly, to my horror, it had completely vanished! I had no warning and … Continue reading

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