Photo du Jour: Strolling Silhouette – Prague

  Prague is, without a doubt, one of my favorite European cities, thanks to its incredible blend of architectural styles, its sweeping views and intriguing history. As a child, I grew up hearing tales of life in 1930s Prague from our dear family friend, Erna, who was also my first piano teacher. Erna’s fascinating talesContinue reading “Photo du Jour: Strolling Silhouette – Prague”

Lessons from Erna: Remembering a Talented Musician, Teacher & Friend

  In a black and white image, bordered in a simple silver frame on my piano, she is seated behind the wheel of a classic roadster. Coyly sporting a riding cap, cream-colored driving gloves, and her trademark smile is a woman who not only taught me arpeggios, flats and sharps, but about life, its remarkableContinue reading “Lessons from Erna: Remembering a Talented Musician, Teacher & Friend”