Entries from December 2019

Impressions of December

December 21, 2019

“Who can know the secret of musical composition? The sound of the sea, the curve of a horizon, the wind in the leaves, leave us with a multitude of impressions. And suddenly, without our wishing it at all, one of these memories spills from us and finds expression in musical language.” ~ Claude Debussy   […]

Comfort and Breath

December 14, 2019

“Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle.” ~ Ian MacLaren Earlier this week, I had to drive to the area where I grew up to take care of some paperwork related to the recent death of my mother. The errand was unexpectedly emotional for me. I stopped at the local Trader Joe’s on […]