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With Everything On It

“Go, ahead, honey,” Heather told Missy. “Show him your card.” Eagerly, Missy reached out and handed me her latest creation. The sheet of computer paper that it had once been could barely be seen. From corner to corner and edge … Continue reading

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All About That Face

Missy twisted and turned, her hands in the air, her face brilliant with delight. Her knees bent to the rhythm, then straightened, then bent again. “Yeah!!” she called out, laughing and bouncing as the energized voices of the Face Vocal … Continue reading

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Shall We Dance?

Missy’s finger unerringly found Feb. 27 on the calendar. Then her hand went to her collar, tugging it up and out at an angle – her signal for getting dressed up. “I want to go,” she said firmly. This one … Continue reading

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This New Guitar

I twisted the peg, checked the tone. Way too low. “Other direction, Rochat,” I muttered as I begin to reverse the tuning on the guitar. Better … better … perfect. I smiled. Only 70 zillion steps to go. Music’s never … Continue reading

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Out of Tune

Dear Unexpected Visitor, I’m sorry I couldn’t meet you face to face when you stopped by the house earlier. I know how these impulsive visits can be; no one ever seems to be available when you walk up the driveway. … Continue reading

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Little Drummer Girl

No doubt about it. Riley has got the beat. I can hear it when my 2-year old niece visits, pounding away at her toy drums. I can see it when I play the piano and her eyes grow wide, right … Continue reading

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Sounds Off the Season

When you live with Missy, the holidays start early. Like, say, April. You see, Missy has her own particular music tastes. Sometimes they incline to country, sometimes to classic rock, and a great many times, it runs to the Face … Continue reading

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