1) I couldn’t get to the piano this week because of my constipated cat.
2) I can’t play the Bb scale because it gets all “gummed up.” (????)
3) The cleaning lady was vacuuming the piano, inside and out.
4) We were away on a whale-watching expedition in Baja.
5) We changed the clocks so I have jet lag (????)
6) My cackling parakeets always drown me out!
7) I get dizzy spells every time I play in contrary motion.
8) My digital piano lost power.
9) I’m needing a vacation from scales and arpeggios.
10) We went on an African jungle safari and I fell off an elephant.
11) I’ll have to cancel my lesson because of the weather. It’s too gorgeous to be indoors.
12) Skype me to the moon, I completely forgot about piano class.
13) Did you say I had to practice this week? I forgot…
14) What piece am I studying?
15) Where’s middle C? Can you send me a video?
16) I’m out to lunch, contact me in a few months about resuming piano lessons.