Tonight I was a good girl. I haven’t practiced harp technique drills in over a year. So I decided to pull out my trusty “Harp Exercises for Agility and Speed” by Deborah Friou book and tackle it some of the drills. I was pleasantly surprised! Usually in the past I didn’t care for drills hardly at all. I much preferred learning a new song or arranging. Today, I really enjoyed the mental and physical workout of trying to do the drills first accurately then faster and faster. I’m especially slow in my left hand, in part because the strings are thicker and harder to pluck than the right hand, not to mention that I’m right-handed.
This fall and winter has been extremely unusual weather-wise around here. All the trees turned colors much later than usual. Here are a few pictures from November. Continue reading “Rain vs snow”