Category Archives: Music

Sigh

I sigh when I’m soothed, so softly satisfied. I sigh, pulling in needed breath to ready for what’s next. Or I sigh to shake away what I don’t need anymore, and maybe just never did. I sigh when I’m smiling; … Continue reading

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Waves

Last Friday, I went to composition lessons. My teacher gave me a book. The idea was to listen to the CD, and learn to play the music, with a focus on noticing the patterns. Then the goal was to take … Continue reading

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Resolve

Resolve. Such a perfect fit. conflict, solution, strength, determination, grit a noun, a verb, a new favorite word I’ve added to my growing list of powerful words I’ve fallen in love with It’s not likely a coincidence that it followed … Continue reading

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Music In Austin

I love how, when he moved, he became a somewhat transparent figure in this picture, fleeting, temporary…while his music equipment and the insistent beat stayed solid. It struck me how much this moment was so much like Austin as a … Continue reading

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Breathe Again

Listening to Breathe Again by Sara Bareilles took me right back to when I first walked away from him. I wasn’t so sure I’d ever breathe again without that deep seering pain, but I needed to leave so badly, it … Continue reading

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Summit Sunrise – Piano Recording

One of my closest friends made a comment about how what we’re both going through is like trying to reach a summit. We talked about how all the mistakes get made right before you reach the summit…but if you just … Continue reading

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Play For Just A Moment

I cannot walk by you without giving in to your open invitation to touch you, to play for just a moment. And I cannot easily walk away because I ache when we’re apart. So here I am, confessing to you … Continue reading

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Gentle Stream – Piano Recording

I uploaded a new piano recording today called Gentle Stream. I make these melodies up on my piano, while recording them with my iPhone. If I like them, and they soothe me, I’ve started uploading them to Sound Cloud. They … Continue reading

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No More Sheet Music

I’ve been playing piano since I was 5, and took lessons for well over 20 years….all classical, always reading or memorizing sheet music. I never learned improvisation, composition, chords and chord progressions or theory. About 2 years ago, I put … Continue reading

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Mean by Taylor Swift

I love the tune, and the lyrics are perfect for where my head is at right now. 🙂 I made a page with the video and lyrics: Mean by Taylor Swift (video and lyrics) Here’s my favorite part of the … Continue reading

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Criminal by Britney Spears

I just can’t even begin to express how I feel about this song and an important conversation I had last night. Click on this page to see the video and the lyrics: Criminal – Britney Spears Bookmark on Delicious Digg … Continue reading

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See You Soon – Coldplay

In a bulletproof vest, with the windows rolled up, I’ll see you soon. I put the video and lyrics on this page: See You Soon by Cold Play Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit … Continue reading

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Walk It Back – R.E.M.

Where, where would I go How could I follow that Except to do what I did Walk it Back Lyrics: Walk it back Walk it back Walk it back What, what would you Have had me say Instead of what … Continue reading

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Thistle And Weeds

This simple, powerful melody, the intense, spot-on message held my battered heart in a special place these past few days, so it could safely feel, and begin to heal. I played it over and over, and then taught myself an … Continue reading

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