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Often when dealing with huge changes in my life, playing the cello and then finding the time to blog about it seems a bit tough, but I am still at it.  I need to get off the puritannical point of view that playing is a frivolous waste of time when things get busy, and remind myself instead that the tougher things get the more I need it.

Now, on to practice.   The emphasis this week has been on playing closer to the bridge in the first Dotzauer study,  and being a bit more aware of being in balance with my left hand so that I can free up my mind to have better bowing.   We’ll see tomorrow; we’ll likely start some new pieces.  I do need to alert my teacher to the possibility that I may be moving, but that’s not for another 60 days at least.