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Hard Words

As a retired English teacher, I must be careful in my writings as it is assumed that a teacher never makes a “word” mistake–word choice or word spelling. I would say that I am probably a pretty good speller, having … Continue reading

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The Summer of 1959

In 1959, I was attending Furman University in Greenville, SC. I had spent previous summers working as a grocery clerk and decided that I wanted to do something more exciting. Because I was very much interested in music, I sought … Continue reading

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Call It What It Is (repeat)

  When my symphony partner, Mimi, was unable to use her ticket, I was able to take my Greek partner to his first symphony concert. I was a bit concerned as the program was highlighted by a violin concerto by … Continue reading

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“Organizing”

Although my college major was English, my second love was music. As an English teacher, I earned enough to raise my family only with the help of my second jobs, usually in music. I was both a choir director at … Continue reading

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Headphonics

For my birthday, I received a Bluetooth headphone. The Bluetooth didn’t come with the headphone, but I learned that, if I wanted to be able to use it wirelessly, I needed the Bluetooth element, which I purchased very reasonably at … Continue reading

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The Return of the Heinous Piano

For some reason, I grew up with very little self-confidence. If I were unwilling to do something, Mother would do it for me. Why try? Early in my life, my family learned that I had some musical talent. Perhaps I … Continue reading

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Going to the Movies

When I was a kid, I went to the movies frequently. It was what you did for entertainment in a small town in South Carolina. I don’t know when I stopped going to the movies, but I did. And, when … Continue reading

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