Play it Again

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You used to play piano...then you lived life; play it again! Instant sheet music for Twenty-one selections, including both piano and instrumental scores, all at intermediate level. All sheet music for every arrangement is available for immediate download. (sheet music here!) You can even see Deborah's hands play the piano arrangements on the YouTube videos! (below) All songs [...]

Printable Sheet Music

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The entire My Father's Favorite Hymns Piano/Vocal Book is now available as printable sheet music. It is 99 pages in length and includes twelve contemporary arrangements of timeless favorites. These arrangements are piano-based instrumentals and vocals with vocal and orchestral accompaniment. The book also includes a title page for each hymn with author information, date it was [...]

Marie Kondo-Magic of Tidying

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Marie Kondo has written a best-selling book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing. I chose to read this book because Marie Kondo approaches Tidying a bit different than any other organization system I've encountered. She focuses on two basics actions: discarding and deciding where to store things. Of [...]

Free Christmas Devotional

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Free download for Deborah Johnson's Christmas Devotional for the month of December with one short devotional for each of the 31 days of December. Each day includes life principles and scriptural focus for the holidays. It's a great way to start each day, focusing on fruits of the Spirit, favorite carols and goals for the new year. Days 1-17 [...]

Celebrate our Veterans

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As we take time to celebrate our Veterans this year, let's look at the history of Veterans Day. Veterans Day goes back to World War I, known at the time as "The Great War." It officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919 in the Palace of Versailles, in France. [...]

The Audience Creates the Need

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Small-scale video games have raised as much as a few million dollars through crowdfunding, a fundraising technique in which creators pitch ideas on the Web to attract relatively small amounts from lots of people. But Star Citizen did something extraordinary: It quickly reached the several-million mark and then blew past it. The Result is a [...]

If you are a Writer you Must Read

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Hal David (1921-2012), half of the Bacharach/David songwriting team (73 Top 40 hits in the U.S. including The Look of Love, I'll Never Fall in Love Again and others) said he reads 2,000 words for every lyric he writes. As I sat listening to him talk a few years ago, I realized he was speaking [...]

Would you like to learn Piano?

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If I had a nickel for everyone who told me they wish they could learn piano or had continued their piano lessons, I just may be a wealthy woman by now! I put this series of six videos together to help those people learn the basics at a fraction of the cost of taking private [...]

Keys to the Keyboard

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Keys to the Keyboard Would you like to play along with a simple lead sheet? Or would you like to accompany yourself while singing a song and play a simple piano part? Or understand the basics of piano chords and accompaniment and how they work together in different keys? If you’d like to do some [...]