Month: November 2019

Weekly Message from T. J.

The Very Beginning

“One note at a time, T. J.”

My tiny thumb rests on middle C. My pointer and middle fingers take over in turn, and then give ground again to my thumb, back and forth between the notes, hopping over the silent D.

“Doe: a deer, … read more.

Weekly Message from T. J.

Unlocking Possibilities

As we descended the stairs from the sports complex, I explained that my house was only a little farther away. And when we arrived at my house, I asked my new friend, who was clearly a few months away from bringing a little one … read more.

Weekly Message from T. J.

Get in the Water

I asked a friend visiting the island what he wanted to do. And he replied that he wanted to “go to the beach.” And when I heard this turn of phrase, like I do sometimes, I weighed any potential benefit of telling … read more.