Posts from November 2017

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Windward Notes – Little Victories

by WCS Blogmeister

There are a lot of things that seem to “plateau”. Progress seems to stop and then there are these little leaps of success. It’s weird. Any experienced golfer will tell you that breaking 100 the first time seems IMPOSSIBLE…right up until you do it the first time (Shoreline Golf Links, Mountain View, CA; thanks for […]

Windward Notes – Reflections on a Decade #6 (Choir “Wisdom”)

by WCS Blogmeister

Things you absolutely can NOT do if your non-auditioned community choir is only 10 years old: Perform effectively with a choir of nearly (or more than) 1oo members. Too many humans, too many logistics challenges, no way to get that many voices aimed in the same direction at the same time to make music of […]

Windward Notes – A (Mercifully Brief) Moment of Real(ity) TV

by WCS Blogmeister

Mrs. Blogmeister and I recently welcomed a mainland relative for a visit to paradise (not one of the New Englanders, they only come in the winter). It was grand fun, much tourist-type things were enjoyed and Mai Tai sampling was a regular activity. I bet we’re not the only ones who NEVER do the typical […]

Windward Notes – Bouncing Back

by WCS Blogmeister

It can’t always be puppies and rainbows and flowers and unicorns (except in those irritating “My Little Pony” ads), some days you’re just not at the top of your game. The same can be true about rehearsals; most of the time it’s good fun, hard work, a few funny moments and a sense of accomplishment […]