BECOMING BETTER

Jean Croker Petke


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Now what?

Now what?

For the last four springs I’ve played a recital in my home for friends. The first recital was attended by a few close friends and family. Now I do two recitals to accommodate the nearly forty people who want to come. The musical afternoons are filled with composer stories, conversation, tea, and cookies. Recital preparation […]

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Surface Safety

Surface Safety

In The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton writes: Better keep on the surface, in the prudent old New York way, than risk uncovering a wound he could not heal. She’s right. If we stay on the surface we don’t have to worry about uncovering our wounds — either recent ones or ones from another time. […]

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