2. Practice doesn’t make perfect, but it works wonders.

When pondering things I learned this year,  I started to think about how I’ve made playing  piano a bigger part of my life. I’ve been taking lessons since third grade, and after graduating high school, I never thought I’d continue. Then I started taking lessons with Laura Peterson at St. Bonaventure. I’d practice for myContinue reading “2. Practice doesn’t make perfect, but it works wonders.”

Word of the day: schism

SCHISM This is another one of those words that just jumps into your head and stays there for the rest of the day. I don’t understand. According to Merriam-Webster, “schism” means a division or separation. I’ve heard the term used in religious context before so I went to the Catholic Encyclopedia online to find outContinue reading “Word of the day: schism”

Word of the day: kitsch

KITSCH Now this is a bit embarrassing. I’m 20 and I don’t know what it means. It’s in the title of a Regina Spektor album and I don’t know what it means. Luckily for me, I have internet access. Wikipedia defines kitsch as “a form of art that is considered an inferior, tasteless copy ofContinue reading “Word of the day: kitsch”