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.”
Here are two songs that perceive New York differently than I do. I’d like to think that NYC is classier than that. Which song do you think best describes Summer in the City? Both of them make me feel lonely. Hopefully, that’s not how it will be.
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”
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”