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Do you love doing things with your hands? This is a place to explore all kinds of hobbies - from arts and crafts to book writing and music lessons!

1 year ago

Piano Lesson 2: Reading and Playing Our First 5 Notes

Hello Sixty and Me Piano Learners! I hope you are enjoying taking your first musical steps in learning how to play the piano with me. Today I introduce some more basic piano concepts, and we will also learn to read and play your first five notes!

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1 year ago

Piano Lesson 1: Let Our Classes Begin

If you have always wanted to learn how to play the piano, regretted quitting piano lessons, or have heard that playing a musical instrument keeps your brain sharp, today our Free Video Piano Classes are beginning, and I hope you will join the fun!

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1 year ago

Creating Tangible Memories: Make a Photo Album in 5 Simple Steps

In this digital day and age, we seem to be printing fewer and fewer photos because they are ‘safely’ tucked away on our computers. I think that’s a pity because there’s nothing like the tactile experience of holding a photo in our hands…

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2 years ago

5 Mindful Photography Ideas to Get You in a State of Flow

Mindfulness is about slowing down, being fully present in the moment, and receiving that moment. The exact same words apply to the process of making photographs. For me, to photograph is to be fully present in the moment…

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3 years ago

Garden Inspiration – Have You Discovered Gardening During the Pandemic?

If you’ve unearthed a hidden passion for gardening during the pandemic, you won’t be alone. Indeed, numerous studies have revealed that people of all ages have woken up to the attraction of planting and caring for all things green, and the suggestion…

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3 years ago

Growing into My Love for Gardening

I married a bona fide farm boy/nature lover. When I met Dave, he was a grad student in the biology department, and he was teaching Botany. He has always planted things. I love that he has planted trees anywhere we have lived and especially that he is…

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3 years ago

French Gardening: Your Topiary Masterpiece Awaits

Perhaps you’ve been lucky enough to travel to Versailles and experience its magnificent gardens. If not, I suggest you take a virtual tour of the Topiary Gardens of Versailles and treat yourself. So, what exactly is a Topiary garden and how can you have one?

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