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Welcome to Autumn and Wisdom From Liszt

We had a wild blustery morning today – the perfect start to the first day of autumn. Then the sun came out after lunch and I went outside and gathered a whole lot of ripe berries from my chilean guava hedge. very tasty!

Jacob and Milly had their piano lesson this morning and I sat in on it and read an absorbing book about famous composers and pianists. I read all abour Liszt – his family was poor and his early education woefully deficient. he made up for this later by reading voraciously. I copied down a quote of something he wrote in his diary at age 15.

“Wasting time is one of the worst faults in the world. Life is so short, every moment is precious; yet we live as thought the world would never end.”

Well said, Liszt!

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