Friday, March 12, 2010

Tickle my Ivory Keys


I had a love/hate relationship with piano growing up. I loved when I could play beautiful pieces on the piano, but hated the practicing. Now that I am on my own and not being "forced" (ok, that word is a little harsh) to take lessons, I really wish I had a piano to play around on. Colby and I have been looking around on craigslist for several months for a piano. We found a few that would work okay, but always passed them over because we had no where to put it. Now that we are in a house a piano is more of a realistic idea. While Darren and Brittany were here Colby found a piano online for sale about 15 miles away. We hurried over to see it and with Brittany's help I was able to decide make a decision to buy it. It is a 1987 Baldwin upright console piano with minimal aesthetic damage. The sound quality is great, besides needing a good tuning. Luckily (for us, not Darren) we had some extra helping hands this weekend so Colby and Darren were able to move it into our home. I absolutely love having a piano and find myself practicing daily...something I never thought would be the case years ago.

I am grateful for the years of lessons my parents paid for and pushed me through as a child. Hopefully I can get back to the level I used to be.


5 comments:

AaReAn said...

your house looks so cute. I wanna come see it! :-)

Mom said...

You were right! You photo is beautiful! I like the wall decor, the paint, and all the rest! It looks like fun! I am so glad that we have seen your house and know exactly where that is now. Keep practicing! Your Mother

Dad said...

I like the pictures but I like the comment even better. Glad that we were able to help you with the lesson when you were younger and glad that you got the piano. Now how about the furniture in your family room? Dad

Genevieve said...

I used to be the same way! Now I regret not playing anymore and want to learn again!

Rachael said...

I love the piano!! You're house is gorgeous too!! :)