Thursday, May 07, 2009
clair de lune
she had me at 'i want to learn how to play clair de lune, mom.'
forty-four years and four days ago, my mother named me after her mother. with the gift of a namesake, i was swaddled by my grandmother with the gift of an upright piano.
with twelve years of classical lessons and twenty-two years away from my beloved piano, it was delivered to me yesterday as a gift from my mother on her mother's birthday and i, in turn, gifted the original gift to my daughter who is named after my grandmother, as well.
we opened the bench and found my old clair de lune sheet music. imagine that.