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“You never sold your saddle and that’s the most important thing.”

Well–I sold my saddle. Figuratively speaking, anyway. I sold my 1929 Mason & Hamlin grand piano–the piano that had been in my life for the last 35 years. Judas betrayed Jesus for 30 pieces of silver; I gave up Mason … Continue reading

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A New Addition Enters the Manse

A new toy has been added to the household. I will explain how this came about so fasten your seatbelts and hang on. I played a friend’s pump organ and realized this was as good as a Stairmaster for exercise–except … Continue reading

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Preach it, Brother, and Preach it Again!

I spent 27 years of my life working as a church organist and/or choir director. Some of it was musically glorious and theologically heretical; some of it was ‘Truth in there somewhere’ and musically atrocious. I happened across this well-written … Continue reading

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