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Sanctuaries: The Many Moods of a Room

Sometimes we have to build our own sanctuary, not with our hands, but with our minds, a room we can access whenever life poses excessive challenges, those times when we need a break, a safe refuge. I chose to travel into another age: Vienna, 1783… And into a single, but immense, room, on a Sunday afternoon. […]

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Music for the Soul to Dance to

When I first awaken, I head to my tiny kitchen and fill my French Press with coffee and boiling water. I press beyond the water level, and although the instructions say to leave it there for 5 minutes before you press it to the bottom of cylinder, I rarely make it to the 5 minute […]

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Mozart Mass No. 15 in C major, "Die Kronungsmesse" KV 317 (1779)

What a way to spend a Sunday afternoon — unusually warm temps combing the November air and the heavenly sounds of Mozart — a divine combination. Although I do not frequent churches, when my eye caught the sign planted on the Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church, “Free Mozart Concert, Sunday 4:00 PM,” the other day, I […]

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MUSIC

Mozart Mass No. 15 in C major, “Die Kronungsmesse” KV 317 (1779)

What a way to spend a Sunday afternoon — unusually warm temps combing the November air and the heavenly sounds of Mozart — a divine combination. Although I do not frequent churches, when my eye caught the sign planted on the Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church, “Free Mozart Concert, Sunday 4:00 PM,” the other day, I […]