Coursera on String Quartets

I have just completed a 7-week free music course on “The World of String Quartets” at the online course “Coursera”. Only when I began to take notes did I pass the questions from each week’s program. Coursera offers courses from many different universities in all subjects. This one was for the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia in the U.S.A. […]

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Graciousness

Originally posted on sanctuary5014:
I want to talk about graciousness. The above quote from Charles Dickens is an illustration to me of graciousness. To be gracious is a characteristic I admire and appreciate in others but one that is so undervalued by the current ‘me’ generation. It’s also a word that is not well understood. So what does it mean:…

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Picking Blueberries

Today my husband and I went out to find blueberries and we were not disappointed. We had to stop when our bowls were filled to the brim. Do you have wild blueberries now where you live? PS a few days after this first “harvest” of wild blue berries we went out again and this time we got as many as […]

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