Tag Archives: choral singing

  1. New Year’s Check-Up: Wellbeing

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    January 16, 2017 by Jean

    In my last post, I focused on evaluating my use of time and money as I begin my third year …
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  2. New Year’s Check-Up: Money and Time

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    January 3, 2017 by Jean

    When I retired in 2014, I didn’t have any doubts about doing so. I did have some anxieties, however, about …
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  3. Christmas Music

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    December 20, 2016 by Jean

    I think Christmas music may be one of those things you either love or hate. Recently, one of my nieces …
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  4. A Busy Season

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    September 12, 2016 by Jean

    I’m not quite sure what happened to August. One day I blinked and it was September. And September brings the …
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  5. Summer is Different

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    June 10, 2016 by Jean

    Throughout my life, summer has been the most distinctive season, set apart from the rest of the year. Even before …
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  6. Racing Toward Summer

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    May 18, 2016 by Jean

    In Maine’s sped-up version of spring, you wait and wait and wait for spring to arrive and then everything happens …
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  7. Botany and Beethoven

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    March 3, 2016 by Jean

    March is my month of intense commitment to, as one acquaintance put it, “Botany and Beethoven.” Both these activities are …
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