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Highlights of Prague—in 24 hours

Despite being extremely tired after a long day on the road, most of our group went out after dinner to see the famous astronomical clock in old town Prague (by the way, old time Prague dates from the 14th century; … Continue reading

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Like going into someone else’s kitchen

Today the Hawaii Tribune-Herald newspaper on the Big Island published a story by Katie Young Yamanaka about our homeboy, Joey Fala, and his upcoming recital at the Higashi Hongwanji Mission, Sunday, March 12th at 3:00 pm. I was surprised that … Continue reading

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One if by land, two if by sea

  One if by land, two if by sea was the phrase coined by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in his famous poem about the American revolutionaries. It described the signal Paul Revere was to give to indicate the means by which … Continue reading

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Full court press!

Okay, you probably didn’t know that I knew this term from basketball? According to Wikipedia, “A full-court press is a basketball term for a defensive style in which the defense applies man-to-man or zone defense to pressure the offensive team … Continue reading

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40th Anniversary booklet has arrived!

The last few days have been super busy for me, as I get ready to leave for Seattle, did the dress rehearsal today for tomorrow’s Iolani School chorus concert, and finished up the publicity for the 40th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Baby organ book

Some people are lucky enough to be grandparents and can share baby photos.(Congratulations, Frank and Sue Haas on your second grandson!) I haven’t yet joined “The Grandparents Club” but I can share photos of a baby organ, soon to be … Continue reading

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A babe is born

Shhh… don’t wake the baby! Some people already know that my husband Carl Crosier willed our fortepiano to our friend, Mark Russell. (You can read my post about the fortepiano here “Our fortepiano is famous“.) Since I don’t play the … Continue reading

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A day in Victoria

We are in the Pacific Northwest, and since the weather seemed unusually nice for this time of year, decided to visit Victoria, BC. We stayed overnight in Port Angeles then took an early morning ferry to Victoria. Of course no … Continue reading

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Adjustable tremulants

I am on vacation in California, unfortunately recovering from food poisoning (not from Carl’s cooking!) and I got an email message from John Renke: Hi Kathy, What are those two little levers in the picture? John Ah, this is a … Continue reading

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Bring back the organ

There’s been a blog post about the organ that has been recently shared among those in the pipe organ community, and is well worth the lengthy read. I’m confident it would be interesting to readers of this blog so you … Continue reading

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