Music


Andrew's View of the Week

Music leaves a powerful mark on one’s life.  Hearing a song from long ago can remind us of a happy times, a new love, or remind us of what we’ve lost.  Music can inspire or annoy us.  It has the ability to reach across the years and pull us back or it can push us to a fresh future.

My mother played the piano.  She was good. I recall being in the backyard and hearing her play her favorite, “Clair de Lune” with its haunting melody.  She’d start slowly, almost quietly, would let it build to a crescendo and then let it fall back.  I always felt a bit sad when she stopped.  I wish I would have asked her to play it more.  Today when I hear the song my first thoughts are of that upright piano in small dinning with…

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