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Is it stubbornness or patience?

Yesterday I had another training session with Peggy only this one was one on one. I was very impressed with Chai. We were at Target during a busy time and I had her lie down and stay. 333 more words

Service Dog

squeak, squawk, smack

Based on what I have seen and heard in classes since we started, here are general suggestions that could help your child.

Flute – practice on the head joint as much as possible. 428 more words

Practicing

prepare yourselves

Each year, I post this picture on my Facebook page, and I usually send it home to warn parents too. I forgot to warn you this year. 587 more words

Practicing

10,000 Failures

If you want to get good at something (or, lord help you, multiple things), prepare to fail…a lot.

A while ago, I wrote about the “ 458 more words

Adulthood

On Fear of Success

If you’re stalling professionally – chances are it’s not because you lack smarts, networks, or opportunities. You’re probably as scared of success as you are of failure… 506 more words

Adulthood

I don't have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness - it's right in front of me if I'm paying attention and practicing gratitude. Brene Brown

I don’t have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness – it’s right in front of me if I’m paying attention and practicing gratitude.

Brene Brown

Happiness

Reflections on the Process of Making a Solo Recording

My first solo album, Stepping Stones for Bass Trombone, Vol. 1, was released on the Potenza Music label a little over a year ago. Some readers will know how stressful the project became for me, as its release was delayed for nearly two years by the illness and passing of the recording engineer and producer Rich Mays (himself a very fine bass trombonist during the first part of his career), yet its completion was a necessary component of my application for promotion and tenure at the… 1,320 more words

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