How Beethoven set us up for post-CoVid promise

Growing up with a mother who was a classical pianist brought hours of free-range TV in the day, followed by sweet abandonment at night.

There were no bedtime rituals of stories and snuggles. The evenings belonged to my mother. This was her time to play uninterrupted, rehearsing refrain upon refrain…

Lately I’ve been reminiscing about the simple joy of sharing coffee with my co-workers.

In an alternate space and time continuum, my morning office ritual included a drive-by coffee-kidnapping. With over 500 staff, I struggled to actually see the individual lives hidden beneath layers of management and laminated org charts…

Bev McPhee

As it turns out, this matters: Beethoven’s Piano Sonata №8 in C minor, Op. 13

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