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Difficult Questions

So here’s something I originally wrote on Facebook on March 29, 2014.

My seven-year old son has had guitar lessons every Thursday since he was three, and every week like clockwork the teacher–a really great guy–kindly asks, “So what’s new?” And every week my son gapes at him like he’s asking prep questions for the MCAT. 1,219 more words



So I’m in South Carolina now and it has been raining a bit.  Knowing I’ll be needing some my husband takes the container out and it filled up quickly!  9 more words


Learn one new thing

Practicing is easy when you’re inspired. It’s easy when the results come quickly. It’s easy when you can almost feel yourself improving day after day. 421 more words


Practice to improve yourself, not to impress yourself

Strap on your armor. Pick up your shield. Draw your sword. It’s time to do battle with an old (and familiar) enemy — your ego. 212 more words


Plan ahead when you'll practice

Here’s something about me that you may not know: I’m a musician and an educator at heart, but I’ve also had a few forays into the realm of athletics. 242 more words


Quality, consistency, quantity

This in my opinion, is the golden rule of practicing: Quality comes first, then consistency, then quantity.

Here’s the formula in highly impressive algebraic terms: … 304 more words


Shrink your Set.... Shrink your Score!!

Have you ever wondered how Tour Professionals hit those miraculous shots over or under trees? How they shape the ball around an obstacle and still end up close to the pin? 312 more words