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Barcelona Cathedral

After an early wake-up call at 5:00 am, I met our tour group downstairs where we were handed a takeaway breakfast and headed for the airport. We were told that because of the latest terror attacks, getting through security would … Continue reading

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Well done, good and faithful servant

Awhile back, I wrote a post about the problems of the Aeolian-Skinner organ at St. Andrew’s Cathedral, and a few people have asked me about the progress of the restoration project. See “A friend in need” for more information. Well, … Continue reading

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A friend in need

You’ve heard the expression, “A friend in need is a friend indeed”? There are two meanings to this proverb: A true friend is one who helps you when you are in need.   If one of your friends is in need … Continue reading

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A pipe organ in peril

A pipe organ in peril — that’s only one of the many projects I’m working on these days. The organ in question is the 1961 Æolian-Skinner organ at St. Andrew’s Cathedral, Honolulu, which after “the stress of six decades of … Continue reading

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Reprieve

According to the calendar on my phone, I was to leave today for my tour to Rome, Italy. So I stopped the newspaper and the mail, and packed my suitcase. I’m all ready to go! It was when I tried … Continue reading

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Beware of lunch invitations!

I thought by now I would be settling in to a nice retired life, watching soap operas and eating chocolate bon-bons, and scheduling only events like a few organ lessons, meals and naps, and then you know what happened — I received … Continue reading

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