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Les Miserables!

Lily Chang © 2018 I am beside myself with excitement. My creative muse is still teeming with exuberance. Saturday, I experienced and enjoyed Les Misérables. The music. The lyrics. The amazing voices. The robust, complicated characters. Stunning, revolving and moving sets. The gifts and talents, brilliance, cooperation, and joint effort involved in making such a… Continue reading Les Miserables!

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Tennessee!

I'm including some of my favorite shots from a recent trip I took to Tennessee. Lily Chang © 2018 This place was where important things happened in my formative years. Perhaps you remember me writing about it in an earlier post. If not, you can take a look here.   This doesn't require an explanation.… Continue reading Tennessee!

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Porous, Profound Persons

Recently, I met with two people who have impacted my life deeply. One individual I've known most of my life. The other for much less time by comparison. But both, amazing ladies in their own right, have encouraged me, challenged me to grow, and loved me for me.   Though she was officially my piano… Continue reading Porous, Profound Persons

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The Piano Teacher that Changed My Life

Her name is Ms. Carter. That's the name I was told to call her, when I was five. And that's what I've called her ever since. If you've been following my blog posts, you might remember me talking about taking piano lessons early on in life, such as in Beyond Competing and Winning. She's not… Continue reading The Piano Teacher that Changed My Life

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Beyond Competing and Winning

The earliest time I remember boldly expressing my passion for music was when I was four and a half. I wanted to learn to play the piano. I was desperate. Insistent. And persistent. I have no idea what else was going on in my four year old mind. Except, I couldn't not play. Apparently I… Continue reading Beyond Competing and Winning