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“That was great.  Now imagine how good you’d be if you actually practiced….” my teacher chided. I heard that statement a countless number of times.   I always loved to PLAY piano, but I never wanted to actually PRACTICE piano.  “Practice makes perfect, “ I heard over and over again.  “If you want to play well, you need to practice!”  Nowadays, I actually do enjoy practicing most of the time, although occasionally I find that my old habits still creep in.  Suddenly, I am at the bench playing for fun instead of wood-shedding those tough spots that need a lot of attention.  It’s those times that my dear, public school, music teacher hubby calls from the next room, “Honey, PERFECT practice makes perfect….” And he’s right.  

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