One of my favorite musical expressions is teaching piano. I am a relatively new teacher, and so I still have a lot to learn. One of the many skills I am trying to develop is how to utilize praise appropriately. What kind of praise is best for my students? Is praise different for each person? … Continue reading Praise


The Recovery

When I was 4 years old my parents went on a day trip to another city. My brother and I stayed at our Grandparents house in Tempe, AZ. Grandpa took us to a park that was walking distance from their home. I was playing on the swings, and when I got to the highest point … Continue reading The Recovery