Tag: music

A Word on Wednesday: Significant

Important, a priority, significant other. Worthwhile, meaningful. Wholly subjective, what you choose to spend time on? My friend Heather used to say, “If it’s important to you, you will find time for it.” The next breath was, “If it’s not important to you, you…

A Word on Wednesday: Whimsy

It is easy for me to be contemplative, serious, and reflective. Being fun and carefree is a lot more intentional than natural for me. It is my good fortune to have a dear friend who I associate with whimsy. Missy is the one with whom…

A Word on Wednesday: Contentment

Among Sue Monk Kidd’s insights collected in her book, “When the Heart Waits,” is the advice to “court contentment.” Contentment, a noun, is the state of being contented; satisfied. The thesaurus lists happiness as a synonym, but there is a distinction to be made. Contentment…

The 2017 Word: Crescendo

It is time for a crescendo! So … This is the year, I get loud.   In music, a crescendo is a gradual steady increase in loudness or force. This is a controlled set of bars, increasing the volume of an arrangement. A crescendo can wake both an artist and…